Day: November 5, 2020

Twitter Fingers, Trigger Fingers

U.S. elections are never a quiet affair. Yet the unprecedented circumstances in which this year’s takes place has generated a new kind of noise. Postal voting has grown in prevalence, and Trump is determined to delegitimize it.  Postal voting has long been possible. During the American Civil War, U.S. soldiers

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Girls’ Right To Education Should Not Be Negotiable

The United States and the Taliban signed a peace deal on the 29th of February 2020, bringing an end to America’s 19-year long invasion of Afghanistan. The terms of the deal set out America’s troop withdrawal plans and the condition that the Taliban enter talks with the Afghan government. As

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Iran Hits Back at U.S. Sanctions Threat After Arms Embargo Expiry

In response to recent U.S. threats for sanctions on Iranian arms, Iran claims that the threats from Washington are weak and baseless. The 5-year UN arms embargo on Iran ended Sunday, and U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, subsequently warned that any individuals or groups that choose to conduct arms

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