Author: Fadi Jaloun

European Elections and the Far Right: France at a Crossroad

The 2024 European Union parliamentary elections concluded with a notable surge in support for far-right parties across several member states, including France. Held from 6th to 9th June, these elections saw 751 seats contested, with voters from the 27 EU member states casting their ballots for new representatives. The results

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Colombia’s Fragile Peace: Deadly Attacks Intensify Violence In Southwest

On May 20, 2024, southwest Colombia witnessed a tragic escalation of violence, leaving at least four dead, including two police officers, and several civilians injured. The attacks, attributed to the EMC militia group, targeted a hospital in Jamundí and a police station in Morales. This surge in violence follows the

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Mozambique: Insurgency In Cabo Delgado

Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi has reported that armed groups have launched an attack on the town of Macomia in the northern region, marking an alarming escalation in violence. This incident, occurring on Friday 10th, is part of a disturbing trend that has intensified since the beginning of 2024. Macomia, situated

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Sudan’s Humanitarian Emergency Reaches Breaking Point

The conflict in Sudan, now nearing its one-year mark, has triggered a severe humanitarian crisis, with over 25 million people facing acute food insecurity. Stemming from clashes between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) since April 2023, the crisis has plunged the nation into chaos.

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Escalating Tensions In The Middle East: Iran’s Drone And Missile Blitz

Iran’s recent launch of over 300 drones, cruise, and ballistic missiles toward Israel has heightened tensions between the two nations, risking a broader regional conflict. Despite this massive assault, the majority of the drones and missiles were intercepted by Israeli, American, and allied forces before reaching Israeli territory, with only

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The Fall Of Myawaddy: Myanmar’s Gateway To Thailand And The World

Karen ethnic rebels have made a critical breakthrough in the ongoing civil war in Myanmar by seizing control of Myawaddy, a vital trading town near the Thai border. This victory represents a turning point in the resistance movement against military rule. In Myanmar’s lawless border regions, the town is also

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Shaking the Foundations of Technology: The Earthquake In Taiwan And Its Global Security Implications

The recent 7.4-magnitude earthquake in Taiwan on April 3, 2024, demonstrated the complex relationship between natural disasters, technology manufacturing, and global peace and security. This seismic event occurred off Taiwan’s east coast (Hualien), killing 9 people, injuring approximately 1,000 others, and causing major damage to buildings and infrastructure, including semiconductor

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