22Apr 2018

On July 1st 2018 Mexico will have a new President. According to a recent poll in the Spanish newspaper El Pais, the two main contestants are Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), projected to win 43.4% of the votes, and Ricardo Anaya, credited with 27.7%. (https://elpais.com/internacional/2018/04/20/mexico/1524221306_832397.html) At a closer inspection, both competitors put Mexico in front… Continue reading

04Apr 2018

It seems like Cambridge Analytica has been on everyone’s lips in the last couple of weeks, after news that the firm was allegedly involved in a large data mining scandal in several countries across the globe. Now, as the dust has settled a bit on this particular subject, we ought to look at the contracts… Continue reading

29Mar 2018

The diplomatic world has been thrown upside-down yet again, after the recent poisoning of the ex-Russian spy, Sergei Skripal, on British soil. Most of the Western world followed British Prime Minister Theresa May’s assertion that the Russian government was behind this serious event – corroborated by the fact that an extremely toxic Russian military-grade type… Continue reading

16Mar 2018

In a shocking turn of events that transpired in the last week of February, Cambridge Analytica’s Chief Executive, Alexander Nix, has told a House of Commons committee on Fake News that his firm did not work for the Brexit campaign, despite ample claims that it had partnered with Leave.EU, the unofficial pro-Brexit campaign co-founded by… Continue reading

27Feb 2018

The 2018 Italian general election is due to be held on the 4th of March, marking an end to a vigorously tough political campaign that has so often led to massive social division in an already economically weakened country. After the Italian Parliament was dissolved by President Sergio Mattarella on the 27th of December 2017,… Continue reading

20Feb 2018

Rustam Inoyatov was sacked on 31 January 2018. In September 2017, 23 international human rights organizations asked US Government to impose financial sanctions and visa restrictions on Inoyatov. Couple of weeks later, OSI started a series of investigative articles, documenting Rustam Inoyatov’s chekist biography, his rise to complete power, the history of human rights violations… Continue reading

15Feb 2018

The recent escalations of force between Israel and Syria, which happened this last weekend, can be seen just as another Israeli power projection over the disputed border, but the truth might be something entirely different. The outcome of the confrontation – one Iranian drone shot down by the IAF, an Israeli F-16 brought down by… Continue reading

03Feb 2018

The recent potential release of a secret Republican memo alleging FBI bias against President Donald Trump and his campaign has inflamed the spirits in the US, only days after the State of the Union speech that was praised for its attempts at calling for a bipartisan collaboration and unifying rhetoric. Today, President Donald Trump attacked… Continue reading

26Jan 2018

“Love and peace.” That was Lopez Obrador’s message after two police officers were decapitated by the Sinaloa Cartel in 2006. And it was not an exception. During the 2005-2006 presidential campaign, Lopez Obrador either refused to talk about El Chapo and his cartel, or blamed the government for the drug-related killings, exonerating the narcos. In… Continue reading