Tom Wilkinson

Libya Peace Talks Find No Resolution As Foreign Interference Continues

The first round of peace talks between representatives of Libya’s internationally-recognized government, and the military commander Khalifa Haftar, came to an unsuccessful conclusion on the 9th of February. The talks, facilitated by the United Nations and held in the Swiss city of Geneva, had been organized as part of an […]

Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era Land Mine Restrictions

On Friday the 31st of January, the Trump Administration rolled back restrictions on American military use of anti-personnel land mines. These policies, set in place during the Obama Administration, ensured that the United States would no longer produce or acquire anti-personnel land mines, with the long-term aim of replacing U.S. […]

American Assassination Threatens To Spark War

On Friday 3 January, an American airstrike killed top Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani. The strike, which targeted a convoy near Baghdad airport in Iraq, was reportedly ordered by U.S. President Donald Trump. The killing has been widely condemned and threatens to upset a delicate balance in the region. President […]