Haydn Potter

Baltic View: The Disastrous Effects Of A NATO Withdrawal

  The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) conducted military training has increased in intensity following the somewhat contentious US election of Mr. Trump, earlier last month. His recent threats to withdraw the US from an “obsolete” NATO, whereby continuously praising Russian President Vladimir Putin appears detrimental to NATO’s involvement in […]

Afghanistan: Increasing International and Domestic Political Tension

A recent attack at the German Consulate in Afghanistan has killed 6 people and left well over 100 injured. On Friday, the BBC reported that a vehicle full of explosives targeted the consulate’s car park and was directly responsible for the intense damage caused in the Mazar-e-Sharif area. The vehicle […]

French Military Withdrawal From War Torn Central African Republic

  French peacekeeping troops in Central African Republic (CAR) have been withdrawn from the war torn country despite ongoing violence in the region. Operation Sangaris had been in effect since 2013, a French military response to the barbaric conflict between Muslim rebel group Seleka, and Anti-Balaka, a Christian rebel group, […]