Human Rights, Science & Tech, World
Asia-Pacific, China, Politics, World
The ones most affected by climate change and violence in the world are people living in poverty. Where should they go? What should they do to save themselves? How can they live a normal life? These are the questions that bring tons of other questions with them. But who is going to take responsibility for them? Children, of all, suffer the most, but a solution is hard to come by.
Europe, Germany, Italy, Human Rights, Politics, World
There are 195 countries in this world, and most of them are unique in several ways. They possess their own history, culture, and citizens that separate them from the rest of the world in one way or another. An important factor as to how and why nations have developed the way they have is their geography. Geography is the very foundation of any nation, influencing their growth, security and wealth in a significant way. Geographical features dictate the national and international policy of every country, which is why we want to take a look at several nations, this time China, to analyze how geography shapes and influences their every decision. Read more
Americas, USA, Opinion, Politics, Editor's Choice
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.
Americas, USA, Asia-Pacific, Opinion, Politics, Editor's Choice
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.
Americas, Ecuador, Peru, Politics
The United States has a long history of foreign interventions, its preferred targets are Latin America and the Middle East. Exactly what are they looking for? Oil, natural resources, and territory, but in essence, power.
Africa, Cameroon, Politics
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.
Americas, USA, Politics, Science & Tech, World
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.
Asia-Pacific, Iran, Israel, Lebanon, Opinion, Politics, Editor's Choice
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.
Asia-Pacific, Iraq, Opinion, Politics
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.
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.