Day: August 10, 2020

The Changing Nature of Oil as a Political Tool in the Middle East and How This Might Positively Impact the Natural Environment

Action on Armed Violence is a research-based NGO that has extensively investigated the environmental impact of explosive weapons in Syria, specifically reporting in the organisation’s 2020 report titled, “The Broken Land.” The research exposes an ignorance within the discourse of the fatality link between explosive weapons and their effect on

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Is Lebanon Headed Towards Regime Change?

Following the recent explosion in Beirut, as well as the country’s economic collapse, many Lebanese citizens have taken to the streets to demand an end to their current government. This discontent has been capitalized upon by countries such as France, the United States, and Israel, who see it as an

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Belarus’ Opposition Candidate Forced Into Hiding On Eve Of Presidential Election

On the eve of Belarus’ August 9 presidential election, main opposition candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya went into hiding before challenging the current president, Alexander Lukashenko, who is seeking his sixth term. Representatives of Tikhanovskaya’s campaign said that she fled her apartment for safety reasons ahead of Sunday’s election, after police detained

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