Keith G. Sujo

About Keith G. Sujo

Keith holds an MA in Political Science from York University and a BA in International Development Studies from Trent University. His areas of interest are international relations, postcolonial theory, security studies, and international political economy. When he is not writing, he enjoys playing and watching football.

(Dis)information Wars In Nicaragua

Ever since pro-democratic demonstrations broke out on April 18th, 2018, the response of the Nicaraguan government, led by Daniel Ortega and his wife, Rosario Murillo, has been characterized by indiscriminate violence towards protesters. While most of the violence is evidenced through the brutal response handed down by the Nicaraguan National […]

The Faux Revolution And Nicaraguan Censorship

It all started with a fire. Nicaragua, Central America’s largest country, has recently found itself in the international spotlight, due to the public’s discontent against the government of Daniel Ortega and his wife Rosario Murillo. Public demonstrations against the government began after the nation’s second-largest rainforest went on a 10-day […]

The Adrenaline Of War: A Symptom Of The Military Industrial Complex

On Friday the 13th, the governments of the United States (U.S.), United Kingdom (U.K.) and France engaged parts of Syria by means of airstrikes – notably in Damascus and near Homs – to deter the government of Bashar al-Assad from using chemical weapons once again. While the main opposition parties […]

Chemical Weapons Attacks In Syria: The New Normal

On the evening of Saturday, April 7th, the government of Bashar al-Asaad once again hit its own people with what is suspected be another chemical weapon attack. The incident occurred in the city of Douma, which is one of the last areas controlled by rebel army “The Army of Islam,” […]

Mass Shootings And Terrorism, Mental Health And Video Games

Last week, the Conservative Norwegian government passed legislation that will effectively ban semi-automatic weapons in the country beginning in 2021. It is the political result of a public inquiry that was commissioned following the attacks perpetrated by right-wing terrorist Anders Breivik on July 22, 2011. Breivik killed 69 people in […]

Ghouta And The Geopolitics Of The Syrian Crisis

Since last week, galvanized Syrian regime forces entered into a new phase in the seven-year conflict, trying to quash what is left of rebel resistance in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta. The capital, the Syrian state argues, has been suffering attacks from “terrorists” living in the suburb and as such […]

Contemporary Nuclear Policy: The Prognosis Of War

Earlier this month, the United States government published a legislative-mandated report titled the ‘Nuclear Posture Review.’ The Department of Defense (DoD) report aimed to assess and establish American nuclear policy, tactics and current capabilities, but also warned legislators of the increasing dangers posed by superpowers – Russia, in particular – […]

High Profile Attacks In Afghanistan

Last week, Afghanistan was ravished by two horrific terrorist attacks in the eastern part of the country and in its capital Kabul. On January 24th, in Jalalabad, there was an incident on the offices of Saved the Children, where armed militants began their assault via a suicide bomber and proceeded […]

Refugee And Immigration Policy In Macron’s France

Last week, French President Emmanuel Macron gave a speech in Calais in one of France’s most notorious refugee camps. The camp has the derogatory name “The Jungle,” and while it is far from being the largest refugee encampment in the country – let alone Europe – Macron’s speech marks an […]

Protests Against Greek Orthodox Head Over Land Deals

On January 6, protesters in Bethlehem rallied against the head of the Greek Orthodox Church during a ceremonial visit to the Church of the Nativity. Theophilos III was in the occupied West Bank City to celebrate Orthodox Christmas Eve and was confronted by protesters – the majority of whom were […]