Marco D'Alessandro

Airstrikes in Syria: Are They Legal?

What occurred? In the early hours of the morning of April Saturday 14th the United States, Britain and France made coordinated strikes on a number of alleged chemical weapons facilities on Syrian territory. US president Donald Trump announced the air strike campaign, saying, “[t]he nations of Britain, France, and the United […]

Saudi Crown Prince Concludes UK Visit Amid Controversy

On March 9, the Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman concluded a two-day state visit to the United Kingdom. During his three-day visit Bin Salman met with Prime-Minister Theresa May, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, and members of the royal family, drawing widespread criticism and associated protests from rights groups and […]

Kenya Takes TV Stations Offline Amid Election Controversy

On the 30th of January, the Kenyan government shut down three major TV stations which were broadcasting preparations for the swearing-in ceremony of opposition leader Raila Odinga as the “people’s president.” This demonstration, which is the culmination of a series of parallel institutions established by the opposition, follows the opposition’s […]