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Category Archives: International Politics


In Brussels, three co-ordinated nail bombs were set off on the morning of 22nd March 2016 [1]. At 07:58 local time, the two bombs in the Zaventem airport were detonated … Continue reading

March 25, 2016

The Motivations of the Islamic State

129 lie dead in Paris. 19 were killed by explosions in Baghdad. 43 were murdered by suicide bombings in Beirut. All these deaths occurred in attacks by the Islamic State … Continue reading

November 16, 2015

The Killing in Baga

Armed with grenade launchers, Boko Haram broke the morning peace of Baga. As terrified residents fled from the Nigerian town, the attackers pursued on motorcycles, gunning them down. Houses were … Continue reading

January 15, 2015