Zhazira Zeinnullina

About Zhazira Zeinnullina

Zhazira is a 4th year Political Science and Economics student at the University of British Columbia.

US Issues Jordan And Egypt Travel Warning After Deadly Attacks

  The US State Department has issued a travel warning due to the “threats from terrorist groups” after recent attacks. It was advised to stay away from Jordan’s border with Syria and Iraq. Places like malls, hotels, and restaurants were also listed as “soft targets.” The Department also warned of […]

Turkey Calls On US Allies To Reconsider Syria No-Fly Zone

  Turkey again called on the United States and other allies to rethink its proposal for a no-fly zone in northern Syria right after the United Nations expressed their concerns over the bombings in Aleppo. The idea indeed is attractive since the Syrian government and the Russians have a monopoly […]

New UNESCO Resolution On Jerusalem: Inflammatory?

  On October 26th, UNESCO approved the Arab-sponsored resolution on the status of conservation of the al-Haram al-Sharif/Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City. Since the document refers to the holy site only by its Arab name, Israel and its allies condemn the decision as being one-sided and “inflammatory.” Indeed, the […]

Kazakhstan’s Commitment To Denuclearization

The Soviet legacy of 1410 nuclear weapons and a vast nuclear infrastructure, left on Kazakhstan’s shoulders, had been seemingly disturbing for a surprisingly short time: by 1995, the entire soviet weapon arsenal had been transported back to Russia. After becoming independent, Kazakhstan has verified its firm position on nuclear non-proliferation […]