Daily Archives: October 22, 2020

The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: A Bilateral Canvas For Moscow And Ankara

After agreeing to a ceasefire in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, both Armenia and Azerbaijan have accused each other of transgressing the agreement brokered by the Kremlin, almost immediately after it was supposed to take effect. After lengthy talks in Moscow, strongly advocated for by Russian President Vladimir Putin, both parties reached […]

Two Supreme Court Justices Oppose Marriage Quality

Supreme Court justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito expressed a desire to overturn marriage quality in a four-page opinion released on Monday, 5 October. The two justices previously expressed dissenting opinions during the Obergefell v. Hodges case, the historic 2015 ruling that guaranteed sex-same marriage under the Fourteenth Amendment to […]

Hostages Released From Northern Mali: Negotiating With Terrorists, A Conceivable Solution?

On the 8th of October, four hostages from France, Italy and Mali were released by armed groups in Mali. French aid worker Sophie Pétronin landed on Friday in Paris after almost four years in captivity. Mali opposition leader Soumaïla Cissé, kidnapped in March, was also released, alongside Italian hostages Father Pierluigi […]