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The 30-Year Global Private Prison Experiment Has Failed

This report will look at the experiences of countries where private prisons are most heavily relied upon to show why their use is so often detrimental to all involved (except big corporations). The four countries which account for the majority of their use are the U.S., Australia, the U.K. and […]


Palestinians Protest U.S. U-Turn On Israeli Settlements

Demonstrations erupted in the West Bank on Tuesday, in a direct response to the declaration by the United States that they no longer believe Israeli settlements to be in violation of international law. The Palestinian Red Crescent has recorded injuries to as many as 77 demonstrators inflicted by Israeli forces […]


An Intense Controversy Over U.S Policy Reversal Towards Israeli Settlement

The U.S. recently reversed its policy on Israeli settlement in the West Bank, stirring up an intense controversy over peace on Israeli-Palestinian territory. According to BBC news, last Monday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that, “the United States has concluded that the establishment of Israeli civilian settlement in […]


Lebanese Protests Enter Tenth Day

Protests in Lebanon have continued into their tenth day, despite calls from the government for the people to desist. Riot police have been called in to try to defuse the situation in Beirut, as demonstrators have clashed with pro-Hezbollah supporters in the capital. Over one million people have taken to […]


Netanyahu’s Race For Fifth Term As Israeli Prime Minister

Israel will vote today in the second national election within a five-month period, where current Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be standing for reelection in a pivotal moment for Israeli politics. After having failed to form a majority-seat coalition with other right-wing parties following the November election, Israel is […]


Could Tensions Between Israel and Hezbollah Lead To Another War?

In the past few weeks, tensions have once more been raised between Israel and radical Shi’a Lebanese group Hezbollah, and there is a fear that the latest drone strikes and allegations of missile production could lead to a war between the two sides. The hostility between Hezbollah, the radical Shi’a […]


Anheuser-Busch InBev Has Taken A Step Forward With Cybersecurity

The world’s largest brewer, the Belgian multinational Anheuser-Busch InBev, will be opening a cybersecurity hub based in Israel with the purpose of preventing malicious attacks from damaging the data within the company. The city Tel Aviv on Israel’s Mediterranean coast, was picked to be the location of the company research […]


ICC Prosecutor To Reconsider Raid On Gaza Aid Flotilla Case

On Monday, appeal judges of the International Criminal Court ordered the tribunal’s prosecutor to reconsider whether Israel should face charges over the 2010 attack on an aid flotilla in route to the naval blockaded Gaza Strip. Mavi Marmara, one of the six ships of the small fleet, was stormed by […]


Israel Approves West Bank Homes For Settlers And Palestinians

Israel agreed to a deal yesterday which appears to approve funding for homes in the West Bank for both Israeli settlers and for Palestinians. While the deal validates six thousand homes for Jewish settlers, its allotment for Palestinian homes comes in at only seven hundred. While the discrepancy in theo-nationally […]


Looking To The Future: The ‘New Space Race’

Space has a remarkable power to bring people together. Throughout history, civilizations and peoples have looked to the night sky and used it for a number of reasons. In 2019, everyone celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landings. Estimated to have been watched by 600 million people worldwide, […]