As the UK and rest of Europe gear up for a second national lockdown, the inhabitants of Syria’s al-Hawl camp are having to worry about more than just contracting a virus this winter. The Times’ War Correspondent, Anthony Loyd, recently visited the facility and his account of their current situation was far from what should be permissible.
North Korea pressuring border resident to hand in their cell-phones The North Korean state is reportedly trying to pressure smugglers in the Sino-North Korean border region to hand in foreign-made mobile phones. It’s believed these phones are used to call China and South Korea. The reason for this move is because the Ministry of State … Continue reading World in Conflict: North Korea, Lebanon, UAE
Rupert Murdoch is one of the most influential and powerful men in global politics. Many would go as far as to call him a Kingmaker, and they’d be right. When it comes to British politics, receiving the endorsement of his newspapers (The Times & The Sun) counts for an awful lot.
Anybody can read a text, journal, article, essay, blog post etc. But that doesn’t mean they’ve understood the context. Below are a list of key terms and phrases often used when talking about international politics. International Organisations NATO – The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance … Continue reading Glossary
The President has always been keen for people to see him as an international peacemaker. But, let’s not forget this is the same man who threatened Kim Jong-Un on Twitter with ‘all-out war’, assassinated a top Iranian General. Oh, and according to John Bolton (Former US National Security Advisor), Trump tried sweet-talking China into helping win re-election.
Despite the UK Brexiting back in January, we are still going through our transition phase in which complicated matters such as Free Trade Agreements, immigration and customs arrangements need to be cleared up. And even though Britain has recently managed to secure a free trade agreement with Japan, Boris Johnson and his Government are still … Continue reading Rule Breaking Britannia!
Summer is over. Some of us went on holiday. Others went in our masses to the south coast and crowded Brighton beach. We made the most of not having seen our mates in over three months. We reverted to our local pub trips and went back to day drinking in the park. However, whether we like it or not that period of sunshine, booze and being able to elbow a group of 20 mates is coming to an end.
I don’t feel incredibly excited about Tuesday, 3rd November. It should be a day where we look forward to kicking out a misogynistic, dictator appeasing, xenophobic President. However, there is nothing spectacular about Joe Biden’s campaign, which provides me with an ounce of hope that he will replace Donald Trump in the White House next year.
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