It has been said that Russia can never match the US “tank for tank” or “plane for plane,” so Russia’s military has been focusing heavily on other realms of Warfare to get ahead. Here is a look at some of the technology Russia has been developing to do this over the last half decade.
South Sudan is the worlds newest country and has been on the brink of Civil War for the better part of the last 2 years. Last year the United Nations failed to pass an international arms embargo on the country, an opening that countries like the UK have gone on to exploit.
Barack Obama is often regarded by the press as a kind, charismatic and charming man. However, here is an alternative look at the legacy Barack Obama leaves behind, specifically through the lens of War, armed conflict and political upheaval across continents between 2009 and 2017.
On September 25th the Kurdish people will vote in referendum to form the worlds newest country; Kurdistan. Here is a brief summary of the news and controversy surrounding this event and its implication on international political relationships going forward.
As the lucrative global arms trade “business” continues to soar in our modern times, here is a look at the troubling statistics fueling armed conflict all around the world.
A new report by Human Rights Watch indicates that nearly 1,000 civilians were killed by the use cluster munitions last year, most of them inside Syria and Yemen. Here is a sneak peek at the report which will be formally presented to the United Nations in Geneva at the Seventh Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions on September 4th.
A new report from Amnesty International goes on the ground inside the Battle for Raqqa, including a breif summary of events over recent weeks/months and eye witness interviews with civilians caught in the cross-hairs of the battle.
29 years after Iranian officials brutally executed 30,000 political prisoners in the Iranian uprising of 1988, many people are beginning to publicly speaking up about the horrible conditions modern political prisoners are still forced to live in. To draw international attention and press to the issue, political prisoners throughout Iran have staged a massive non-violent hunger strike.
Does “supporting our troops” mean thrusting thousands more of them into War? Breaking down the fallacy that it is somehow “Patriotic” to blindly support every War effort just because the US is fighting it, while breaking down the great failure that has been the War in Afghanistan to date.
4 years to the day, not a single Government official has been held accountable for their role in the Rabaa Massacre of 2013, during which Government forces led by President al-Sisi, whom had assumed control of the country through military coup 2 weeks earlier, literally slaughtered over 1,000 protestors in the streets of Cairo for opposing his rule. In the years to follow, as many as 1,700 people have been “disappeared” by Sisi’s regime, hundreds more have been incarcerated and journalists whom report on these events continue to be imprisoned without trial.
On August 1st 2017, Human Rights Watch released a 52 page report documenting the spread of violence and abuses of Government against civilians in some of the hardest hit areas of the conflict. The following is a summary of this report, teaching you everything you need to know about the War in South Sudan to date.
Another day and more internet freedoms have been stripped away from the people of China. This past weekend, Apple made international headlines after the company pulled all its VPN services from their App store in China.