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We’re almost half-way through 2018 and the international political landscape is as volatile as it will ever get. This year has been marked by events that seem to advance the idea that the entire political spectrum has returned to its Cold War origins – a collapsing Middle East that seems to have no bright future… Continue reading

As we’ve all seen in the last couple of days, the conflict between Iran and Israel has escalated to a level unseen before, threatening the already fragile stability of the Middle East, a region that has been plagued with an active civil war in Syria and countless other proxy wars between various factions. The question… Continue reading

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

The recent events developing in Syria have yet again left the world in shock, reminding us that the drums of war have not gone silent yet. In order to understand what has transpired in the last couple of days, we first have to realize that the truth is somewhere in the middle, with both of… Continue reading

Vucic’s partnership with Blair is an insult to the memory of civilian victims of the 1999 war. On 23 April 1999, a NATO missile killed sixteen workers of the Radio Television of Serbia. A few hours later, UK Prime Minister Tony Blair praised the bombing and called for more such attacks. Alexandar Vucic, at that… Continue reading

Nana Akufo Addo publicly expressed his great admiration for Charles Taylor’s “sense of statesmanship and patriotism”. After saving him in Ghana, Akufo Addo continued to vehemently oppose to Taylor’s arrest, defying the US- and UN- backed Special War Crimes Court for Sierra Leone. Akufo Addo snubbed the Interpol and announced that he is strongly against… Continue reading

On 3 June 2003, the Liberian presidential plane landed on Accra airport. One of the world’s most vicious leaders, Liberia’s President Charles Taylor arrived in Ghana at the head of a 62-member delegation. Taylor, the principal backer of Sierra Leone RUF rebels who gained a reputation for atrocity by hacking off civilians’ limbs, was in… Continue reading

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