Daily Archives: May 26, 2020

Jamal Khashoggi’s Children ‘Pardon’ Their Father’s Killers: Why Though?

In what initially appeared to be an admirable demonstration of strength and courage, the children of Jamal Khashoggi publicly expressed their forgiveness to father’s assassins in a recent tweet. This announcement will in all likelihood spare the lives of five Saudi officials who have each been convicted and sentenced to […]

Chinese National Security Law In Hong Kong Sparks Global Outrage

China seeks to reassert its authority over Hong Kong by pushing through a national security law that critics claim will end the territory’s autonomy. The first draft of the law outlines that secession, subversion, terrorism, and activities by foreign forces that interfere in Hong Kong, would be criminalised. In addition, […]

Arms Control Treaty Between U.S. And Russia To Expire

On February 5th of 2021, the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, the only remaining U.S.-Russia arms control pact, will expire. Russia has already offered to extend the treaty, called New START for short, for up to five more years. However, Donald Trump does not want to extend the treaty or […]

Taliban Announces Three-Day Ceasefire With Afghani Government For Eid Al-Fitr Celebrations

The Taliban in Afghanistan have announced that they have agreed a three day cease fire with the Afghani Government that will remain in place for the duration of Eid, according to BBC News. The Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr, which starts on Sunday, is a time of celebration that marks […]