arsha Walia’s Border and Rule, published by Haymarket Books in 2021, bulldozes through political partisanship to present a critical perspective of both sides, reminding us that the Left and the Right may seem different on the surface, but that paying close attention to the vernacular used by adherents would reveal how they are one and the same, and how embroiled both factions are in looking upon the world and its resources as worthy of exploitation.
The attack on August 26, 2021, did not surprise the Pentagon, and neither did their perpetrators.
n August 23, 2021, Kyiv hosted the first convention of the International Crimea Platform, which has been presented as a “consultative and coordination format with the aim of peacefully ending the Russian Federation’s temporary occupation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol and to restore control of Ukraine over this territory in full accordance with international law.
Still dazed from the Afghan war, the Biden team is already speeding toward even more dangerous confrontations in multiple directions—this time, with China in their sights instead of the older jihadist foes.
relationship for the past decades, focuses on China's political warfare which he understands a threat to the United States.
Research findings in recent decades have provided evidence that man-made emissions resulting from rapid industrialization can influence the pace of this change.
he decision by the African Union Commission, on July 22, to grant Israel observer status membership in the AU was the culmination of years of relentless Israeli efforts aimed at co-opting Africa’s largest political institution.
ran has ushered in a new leader on August 5 as Ebrahim Raisi is sworn in as President.
In the classical era, Xenophon of Athens recounted how his mercenary force, “The Ten Thousand”, helped Achaemenid prince Cyrus the Younger in his failed attempt to usurp the Persian throne from his brother Artaxerxes II.
urkey’s military UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) created a storm in and around the Middle East with a lot more potential in the bag for the industry’s future.
Islamabad has said the border crossing will be used only for the transportation of food and other goods, the Afghan government has accused Pakistan of backing the Taliban, an accusation that invites the Indian government to imagine future teams of violent jihadists flowing across Pakistan into India and Kashmir.
Is it reasonable to believe that he would suspend the parliament and move to monopolize all of the state’s power in his hands without having coordinated in advance with foreign powers such as the French president to secure international support, and then with Saudi Arabia and the UAE to secure the necessary financial support to cement his coup?Read: Tunisian Politics at Crossroad with Kais Saied’s Vision of GovernanceMoreover, there is much to be gleaned from the international response to the coup.
They are both writers and also cheerleaders for military interventions and, often, for frivolous wars.
ver the months of May and June 2021, hundreds of unmarked graves of Indigenous children have been exposed in Kamloops, Brandon, Marieval, and Cranbrook across what is today called Canada.
he United States is preparing to leave Afghanistan soon and "from the moment they leave, the only reliable country to maintain the process over there is obviously Turkey," stated President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during the recent NATO summit in Brussels.
At the same time and importantly, Raisi is accused of an alleged role in the mass executions of opposition prisoners - mostly suspected members of the proscribed People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran - in the late 1980s, and was put on the list of the sanctioned Iranian officials by the U.
A few weeks earlier, the Finance Minister Alberto Carrasquilla had announced the imperious need for a tax reform in which, among other measures, basic goods like salt, coffee, and chocolate would be taxed at a 19% rate.
The region remains stuck in the EU’s waiting room, as well as in the Euro-Atlantic sphere of influence, but is using every opportunity to deepen its economic, political, and, to a certain extent, cultural ties with Beijing.