Kashmir is, in my opinion, one of the most beautiful places in the world. It is also one of the most militarized areas in the world. That is because Pakistan and India both profess Kashmir to be their own. This dispute has led to three wars between India and Pakistan, and decades of instability in … Continue reading Is India Occupying Kashmir For Its Natural Resources?
"The first casualty when war comes, is Truth" - U.S. Senator Hiram Johnson, 1917 A few days ago the Senate voted 63-23 to continue combat missions in Syria and Afghanistan. Because of the media's refusal yet again to hold our elected officials accountable I decided to write this rant. "There will be in the next … Continue reading The Media Loves Wars & They Love The Media
Late last month al-Bashir's government began restricting access to popular social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter which have been used by demonstrators to coordinate protest in major cities across Sudan. President Omar al-Bashir has ruled over Sudan for 30 years after coming to power during a military coup in 1989. According to Reuters, there … Continue reading Bashir’s Government Forces Are Brutalizing Protesters In Sudan
Last week the State Security Court in the United Arab Emirates upheld a 10-year jail sentence of human rights activist and poet Ahmed Mansoor for criticizing the government of the UAE on social media. The Emirates accuse Mansoor of publishing false information, promoting a sectarian and hate-incited agenda, and using social media to "harm national … Continue reading UAE Court Upholds 10 Year Sentence Of Ahmed Mansoor For Criticizing The Goverment On Social Media
According to a report from Reuters 100 Turkish Soldiers were arrested in Turkey this week for their alleged ties to Fethullah Gulen who President Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey accuses of orchestrating a coup in 2016 that failed and left 70 people dead on the streets of Turkey. Since the failed coup President Erdogan has run … Continue reading 77,000 Jailed In Turkey Since The Failed Coup In 2016
Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis once called the United Arab Emirates "Little Sparta" when he was the US CENTCOM Commander. Mattis made this statement because the Emirates had shown over and over again that they are a powerful little force on the battlefield. The UAE has been a vital ally of the United States … Continue reading Little Sparta & Their Evil Ways
Reporters in Sudan have faced threats, arrest, and torture from President Omar al-Bashir's security forces as they try to cover the anti-Bashir protest happening in major cities throughout Sudan. Violence against demonstrators is growing as 37 protesters have been shot dead and over 200 wounded in protest recently. “The number is higher than 37 as … Continue reading Journalist Go On Strike In Sudan As 37 Are Killed In Anti-Bashir Protest