Isaac Harmelin

Jakarta Bombings

Explosions and gunfire echoed down the streets of Jakarta ten days ago as militants attacked a popular Starbucks location in the heart of the Indonesian capital. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks, igniting yet further international debate about the problem of Islamic Jihad. At 10:55am on Thursday 14th of […]

Consequence of the Coalition Airstrike in Afghanistan?

Coalition airstrikes appear to have obliterated sections of a hospital and killed 19 people in Afghanistan early Saturday morning. The hospital, run by “Doctors Without Borders”, was servicing the battle-fatigued city of Kunduz despite facing protracted resource depletion. Senior U.S. military officials stated that during the air strikes, American Special […]

Al-Aqsa: Israeli Police Clash With Muslim Worshippers

Clashes between Israeli police and Muslim worshippers at the Al-Aqsa mosque in mid-September serve to remind us of the so-far ostensibly intractable nature of the conflict over Jerusalem, with specific attention to the Al-Aqsa compound. The Temple Mount is the most sacred site in Judaism and represents particular religious, cultural and […]