‘No childhood anymore’: Raqqa’s kids haunted by IS rule, coalition bombings

As the offensive on Raqqa intensifies, stories of the horrors that civilians, especially children, have endured under Islamic State rule are emerging. The Islamic State group seized Raqqa in January 2014, and the city is now besieged by US and Syrian Democratic Forces coalition troops. Recent air strikes reported to have killed dozens of civilians increases the… Read More ‘No childhood anymore’: Raqqa’s kids haunted by IS rule, coalition bombings

How a new (and perhaps the last) Israel-Hezbollah war will breakout

Israel and Hezbollah relations are beyond repair. It is inevitable that a conflict between the two will emerge. Neither side could claim victory in the inconclusive war of 2006, despite both professing themselves as the winner. Tensions have remained at boiling point since, and neither have been shy about directing threats at each other. Naftali Bennett… Read More How a new (and perhaps the last) Israel-Hezbollah war will breakout

If the Refugee Crisis isn’t managed appropriately, it could be the downfall of the EU

  The European Union ensures political unity across the continent. It enjoins the 28 member states to positively integrate with one another. Generation after generation of turmoil, hitting a climax during the first half of the twentieth century, eventually led the European nations to come together over trade relations and diplomacy, rather than focusing on their own… Read More If the Refugee Crisis isn’t managed appropriately, it could be the downfall of the EU

ISIS Carry Out Perhaps Their Most Bloody Massacre Yet

    Despite being pushed onto the back-foot in recent campaigns, designed to crackdown on the group, ISIS has struck again. In another of the Islamist faction’s merciless assaults, jihadists stormed the city of Deir Al-Zor over the weekend, carrying out suicide bombings, car bombings, executions, and kidnappings. While different reports indicate varying death tolls,… Read More ISIS Carry Out Perhaps Their Most Bloody Massacre Yet