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Unmet UN Aid Appeals Cause Host Countries Of Venezuelan Refugees To Lament

The Venezuelan crisis has been recorded as the largest after the Syrian crisis, leaving millions of Venezuelans at the mercy of neighbouring countries, UNHCR reports. Despite the overwhelming stretch in its educational and health services, Colombia can be commended for supporting the largest population. More applause should be given to […]


President Trump Appoints Replacement For Former National Security Advisor John Bolton

President Trump announced on September 18th that he would replace his former National Security Advisor John Bolton with Robert O’Brien, now his former Envoy for Hostage Affairs. Although the circumstances of Bolton’s departure are somewhat unclear, this came after apparent disagreements over the advice he gave Trump on several issues […]


Killer Profits: How Western Democracies Fuel Conflict Through The Global Arms Trade

Earlier this month, London hosted the biennial Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) fair 2019. International delegations from 68 countries came to the Ministry of Defence-supported trade show in order to see the wares of 1,700 military technology suppliers, who manufacture everything from light firearms to unmanned drone systems. On […]


Evo Morales’ Controversial Bid For Fourth Term In Presidency 3

Already the longest-serving democratically elected president in Bolivia, Evo Morales will again run for the presidency in upcoming elections after successfully appealing to the Supreme Electoral Court in November 2017 to remove term limits on presidency within Bolivia. The appeal from the Movement toward Socialism (MAS) party came off the […]


Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s Fight for Freedom: Caged Behind Iranian Prison Walls on the Basis of Meaningless Charges 1

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, once a free British-Iranian woman who led a humble life with her husband and young child in Britain, has spent the last three years of her life caged behind Iranian prison walls. The details of her supposed crime have been kept strictly private and confidential, and thus beyond […]


Will Cameroon’s “National Dialogue” Ease The Tensions Of The Anglophone Crisis? 4

On September 10th, the president of Cameroon, Paul Biya, gave a speech that Cameroonians expected would finally address the Anglophone crisis occurring throughout the northwest and southwest regions of Cameroon. Given that public addresses by Biya are rare, the announcement was a surprising development and raised questions about whether the […]