Today President Trump ordered several hundred marines to be deployed into Syria. The heavily armed marines have been sent out with a mass of artillery guns. According to US officials, the marines are pre-positioning howitzers in order to support and assist local Syrian forces. Alongside the seven hundred US marines being sent to Syrian a further thousand troops are being prepared for deployment in Kuwait. … Continue reading Why Has the U.S. Just Invaded Syria?
The UN’s refugee chief this week has said that a worrying “climate of xenophobia” has taken hold in Europe. We are living through, arguably, the greatest rise of xenophobia since World War II. This rise coincides with the biggest influx of migrants in Europe since World War II. However, this is not just a European trend. South Africa has been accused of being xenophobic for … Continue reading The Xenophobic Revolt!
The Brazilian dream has failed. It failed with the President Dilma Rousseff. From impeachment to the annulment and back to impeachment or a coup? What is happening to Brazil? It appears that something is rotten in Brazil. It may be the home for the upcoming Olympics of 2016, but the country is far from the embodiment of what the games represent. The honour, equality and … Continue reading A Brazilian Failure
Since establishing a caliphate on the territories they controlled in June 2014, ISIS have successfully spread fear across the world and progressed in taking more land. The global community rightfully recognises their threat to the world, but wrongfully spends millions on weapons to tackle the problem – as if this is a solution. It can surely be accepted quite unanimously that come the caliphates second … Continue reading Doing our bit to keep ISIS smiling
Across the world there are now over 60 million refugees, 5 million of which are products of the Syrian conflict and 1 million (and counting) of which have risked their lives making the dangerous journey across to Europe in the last year. Of course this is not ideal for any European country but I am 100% certain that if any of us lived in Syria … Continue reading The Ludicrous Image That’s Been Drawn Of Refugees, And The Concerning Effect It Could Have On Our EU Status