The United Nations have claimed that they, along with a few Western Nations – possess “hard evidence” that chemical weapons have been used during the civil war in Syria. President Bashar Assad’s administration requested the UN investigate claims against rebel forces but has since refused to let international experts into the country after the UN [...]
The world is certainly on standby after weeks – and let’s not forget, years – of propaganda, insults, threats and grandiloquence. Whether or not we should take North Korea’s frustration seriously is all down to what happens next. North Korea have done plenty to taunt their enemies – especially promising war on South Korea and [...]
North Korea Supposedly Preparing for Attack on America. White House Claims It Is Taking It “Very Seriously”.
North Korea said earlier this month that the neck of land it shares with South Korea is entering a "state of war" – a threat the White House has claimed it is taking very seriously. Whilst there’s certain apprehension over whether or not North Korea would actually escalate anything with South Korea and its allies, [...]
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has often been the subject of notoriety in regards to their NATO-member endorsed military interventions. In February 2013, it was reported that a NATO air strike in Afghanistan had killed 10 civilians – 5 of them, children – and wounded five children. This brings mixed reception to a ‘trustworthy’ [...]
After ten years of criticism, condemnation and negative opinions, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair says he has no regrets over the decision to go to war, in the face of the widespread bloodshed that shadowed. The peculiar alliance between Blair and then-US president George W. Bush lead to the war against Iraqi dictator Saddam [...]
In December 2012 the then-Secretary of State Hilary Clinton greeted IRA terrorist Martin McGuinness with delight; showing the hypocrisy of America’s understanding of what terrorism is and what freedom fighting is. The IRA murdered hundreds of people. Many foreign nations see them as ‘liberty rebels’, but ultimately, they took the lives of thousands of civilians. [...]
According to obtained documents (PDF here) from the U.S. Army Medical Command, the US government detained a Guantanamo prisoner who attempted suicide twice while imprisoned at the detention facility. According to the partially-supressed document, Mr. Hajji Nassim, suffered from what could be diagnosed as schizophrenia (auditory hallucinations). Nassim, who was apparently known as Inayatullah at [...]
You can blame the rising debts of governments all around the world on multiple factors, but one thing will always stand out: the money spent on wars, arms and obtaining natural resources such as oil could have been put to better use. Whilst many will strike back at these particulars, there is no denying that [...]
North Korean Nuclear Test Causes Man-Made Earthquake: Cutting Through the Propaganda and Condemnations.
News and apprehension has come in after the confirmation that on 12 February 2013, North Korea conducted an underground nuclear test. Whilst many (including ourselves) often cite these reports as excuses to secure political condemnations against North Korea, it has been verified that a tremor of up to a magnitude of 5.1 was detected. As [...]
A cavalcade of French tanks has been deployed to Mali after an on-going offensive to retake the region from Islamist rebels. It has been confirmed that France will also increase their presence of soldiers to around 2500 by the end of the month. French President François Hollande said that France’s intervention in the insecure West [...]