The UN’s special envoy to Syria Mr. Staffan de Mistura is set to begin the seventh round of indirect peace talks between the Syrian government and opposition leaders. While the talks begin in Geneva, three war torn provinces in Southern Syria will be quiet, at least for the time being. The ceasefire brokered last week…… Continue reading Syria Ceasefire – Why it Won’t Last.
The Nord Stream 2 pipeline is a project that is currently on standby. Albeit not for long. The pipeline will transfer gas from Russia, through the Baltic Sea and straight onto the German coast. This project has escalated the worries of people in Eastern Europe. Their primary concerns are that its construction emboldens Vladimir Putin.…… Continue reading What the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Means for (East) Europe
Before reading, watch the this link for Hannity’s segment with Laura Loomer, the woman who went on stage to interrupt Shakespeare in the Park. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVillikJnbk Well, that sure was… something. This is the first time I’m writing a response to a video. I don’t typically do this, but after seeing this clip…… Continue reading Free Speech: Shakespeare or Alt-Right?
On Friday, Russia’s defense ministry reported that the leader of the Islamic State, Ibrahim abu Bakr al Baghdadi, has been killed. Russia claims that the death comes along with at least 300 other IS militants during a conference in their capital at Raqqa. Russia has still not yet confirmed this kill. And there has…… Continue reading The “Death” of al Baghdadi, and the Future Fight Against the Islamic State
Yet again terrorism strikes, and this time it is in Alexandria, Virginia. The attack occurred during the Congressional Republican’s charity baseball practice on Wednesday. The shooter opened fired across the field, wounding five, including house majority whip leader Steve Scalise. Luckily, as of now those shot are being treated with no deaths reported. The only…… Continue reading Violent Leftist Rhetoric and the Shooting of Steve Scalise
The Great Mosque in Mosul is famous for its leaning minaret, but unfortunately it will be now be remembered for a much darker reason. The mosque became a focal point when ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared the establishment of the self-proclaimed caliphate in its hall. To combat this global threat, a coalition of forces…… Continue reading The Battle for Mosul
Throughout the 2016 election campaign Donald Trump spoke brashly about the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The hyper-conservative Gulf State has been lambasted for extending Wahhabism overtly, and supporting terrorism covertly. Liberals, conservatives, and United States detractors alike gazed in awe as Presidential candidate Trump stood up against the Kingdom. That position has shifted. Keeping with the…… Continue reading The President’s Future with Saudi Arabia