Author: Hamish Clark

Kurdish Independence May Be Sought After Victory In Mosul Is Achieved

As Iraqi forces continue their advance towards key ISIS-defended districts in west Mosul, attention is now turning to what northern Iraq will look like once the jihadi group is defeated. Ministers from the Kurdistan regional government (KRG) believe that one option might be offering the Iraqi government the land that their peshmerga forces

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NATO Investigates Claims That U.S. Airstrike Killed Afghani Civilians

Airstrikes in the Helmund district in Afghanistan have left 18 civilians dead, according to the UN and local sources. On Sunday, the UN reported that “on 9 and 10 February, international military forces conducted airstrikes in Helmand’s Sangin district reportedly targeting anti-government elements. [The UN’s] initial inquiries suggest that the

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Hadrian’s Wall, The Great Wall Of China, The Berlin Wall, And Now Trump’s Mexican Wall: Protection At The Cost Of Isolation

As the agricultural revolution swept across Eurasia some 10,000 years ago, humans developed the first defensive walls to help secure their goods, and prevent invaders from entering their cities. Walls have also been used to enclose regions and mark territory. According to Donald Trump, a wall is still good enough

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UN Report Gives Rise to Claims of Genocide in Myanmar

A recent report from the UN has exposed the horrific extent of atrocities and human rights abuses committed by Myanmar’s security forces against the Royhingya in late 2016. The atrocities were committed as part of an “area clearance operation” in the region, in which hundreds were killed in the northwest

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Serbian Train Sparks Fears Of Kosovo Annexation

Kosovo’s President Hashim Thaci believes a Serbian annexation of Kosovo could be coming up in the near future. On the 14th of January, Kosovan police denied a Serbian train entrance into Kosovo. The Train was painted with the national colours of Serbia and had the words “Kosovo is Serbia” written

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