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’états, 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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War on terror in Pakistan

Pakistan and the War on Terror

Pakistan’s role in the war on terror, which had been recognised by the world until the last US government, has suddenly turned into a question mark in President Trump’s era. The power shift in the United States has certainly brought a policy shift in Afghanistan in general and towards Pakistan in particular.
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Terrorism

Introducing Terrorism: A History of War and Suffering

Terrorism is one of the major keywords that define our 21st century. Whether we turn on the TV, listen to the radio, browse the internet, or even check out social media platforms, terror seems always to be the center of discussion. It has sadly become a normal sight to see or hear about terrorism victims all over the world on a daily basis, so normal, that we count our dead by numbers, and we are seldom not sensitive to the numbers displayed.
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