Rheinmetall Arms Exports

Rheinmetall Secret Arms Exports: Cheating the Law for Profit

It has been one of the more uplifting news in the past weeks. Germany stopped its arms exports to parties involved in the Yemen conflict, which already caused many civilian losses, creating possibly the most worrying humanitarian crisis today. However, the bitter truth is that German arms dealers and arms exports are not affected by the decision, as they have already found ways to circumvent Germany’s ethical and moral guidelines in order to profit from war and death around the world.
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United States American Storytelling and Interventions of War

American Stories: The United States Between War and Fiction

Comparable to a poker game, demonstrating the intentions of a play can cost us the entire game. In chess, before moving a piece, we must think at least three moves ahead. Moving a chess piece without considering the consequences, would put us at a disadvantage. The United States gives life to these analogies. In the game of global domination, they know very well which pieces to move and what expressions to maintain.
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Peru Ecuador Border Wall

Border Wall of Discord: Tensions Between Peru and Ecuador

Latin American history is plagued by hundreds of wars and a few peace treaties, such as Peru and Ecuador, nations that in 1941 staged a decades-long armed conflict over territorial disputes. Now the conflict between the two countries has sparked once again. The reason? A 6-meter high border wall.
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Cameroon - Anglophone vs. Francophone

Cameroon Anglophone Problem: Is Colonial Ethnicity To Blame?

A deep running crisis is happening in Cameroon. Since 2016, the central African country has witnessed rising unrest and protests in the Anglophone majority regions. Following the unrest, dire consequences on the economy have been felt. Property worth millions of dollars has already been destroyed. Additionally, more than twenty people have lost their lives in the protests.
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Laser Weapons

Laser Weapons in the US Military: The Future of War

Laser Weapons of all sorts are usually the most prominent feature of your favorite Science-Fiction flick. Colorful and incredible slow laser beams blowing up stuff in a galaxy far far away. That depiction, of course, is more fantasy than fiction. But it doesn’t change the fact that the US Military doesn’t just research Laser Weapons, it already has several in use.
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Hezbollah and Hariri's resignation

Hariri’s Resignation: Is Israel Going to War with Hezbollah?

The politics of the Middle East have stirred once again as the (former) Prime Minister of Lebanon; Saad al Hariri, resigned from office during his urgent visit to Saudi Arabia. He cited potential threats to his life. Hariri’s resignation effectively plunges the country into political crisis. He blamed Iran-backed Hezbollah, his partners in government, for plotting his assassination.
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Kurds in Turkey

Kurds and Kurdistan: Piggy in the Middle

The Middle-East has been riddled with conflict for decades. Saddam Hussein, the Israel-Palestine conflict, Iranian coup d’√©tats, terror organizations and frequent US interventions have taken their toll on the region. With frequent and violent changes, there are some notable constants in the region though. One of them, especially recently, has been the Kurds.
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Propaganda Cartoons

Cartoons & Propaganda in the U.S.: Disney, Hitler & War bonds

We’ve already taken a look at how racist cartoons have been in the past. However, those examples were solely meant for entertainment purposes back then; there is an another dimension of old racist cartoons we haven’t yet touched on: Propaganda Cartoons.
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