Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine and his steady assault on civilian targets, including a maternity hospital, remind us of Stalin’s Soviet Union, which today’s Russian leader seems determined to recreate. Stephen Blank, a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Eurasia program, says: “No one since Stalin has had power in Russia like Putin ...
During military conflicts, natural disasters, and in areas of abject poverty, vultures circle looking for prey. By prohibiting all males between 16 through 60 from leaving Ukraine and encouraging all children and women to evacuate by themselves to neighboring countries; the most vulnerable population of Ukraine is a prime target for traffickers and war profiteers. ...
SAN DIEGO: A terrible panic has erupted sending hundreds to Afghanistan’s Kabul airport to try and escape the Taliban. The people are left to their own defenses as President Ashraf Ghani hides away having fled his country. The former leader, soft on the Taliban, left Afghan citizens to their own defenses. Including Afghan women who ...
Despite raging COVID, President Biden is facilitating the worst surge in illegal immigration in twenty years. While ignoring Afghanistan.
Trinidad and Tobago's Budget 2020-21: 5 Key questions that underline the strategy for regional stability and growth sustainability.
WASHINGTON: There is some question over Tony Blair and the future of Saudi Arabia. The 1941 Anglo-Soviet invasion of Persia was the invasion of the Imperial State of Iran during the Second World War by Soviet, British and other Commonwealth armed forces. Growing up with a very traditional grandfather who fought against the Anglo-Soviet invasion of ...
The impact on India’s poor as a result of India strategic economic policies reforms instituted by the Reserve Bank of India is altogether positive.
Israel is a theocracy, with government-appointed and paid chief rabbis who must adhere to the most rigid forms of Orthodox Judaism.
Robert Le Hunte’s extensive career in international finance makes him more than aware of the needs of both the public and private sector.
In the world of foreign policy, there's never a dull moment.
The Supreme Court of the Republic of Haiti announced yesterday that it is holding an emergency meeting in response to the announcement of the Provisional Electoral Council to hold elections on 20 November 2016.
With the cleanest air in the world, Iceland should be on any traveler's short list.
Shia Muslims are often targeted as terrorists, not because of any factual reason, but because they they peacefully stand up for their rights
Jews, Christians and Moslems worship the same God. When groups like ISIS promote religious hatred, they are rejecting centuries of religious tolerance in the Islamic world.
The death toll at last year’s Hajj, in Saudi Arabia, topped 2,177 individuals according to Al Jazeera, however in war-torn Iraq the Shiite commemoration of Arbaeen had a remarkable fatality count of zero, despite realistic and continuous threats from both ISIS and Al Qaeda.
Writer Jalal Moughania shares his journey to Karbala for Najaf changing hearts and minds as to who Muslims are
Lebanon shares much history with France; now that history includes the fight against terrorism. As the writer journeys, he is asked to 'pray for us' when he gets there.
BEIRUT, Nov. 20, 2015 —Working and traveling so much in the past few months, I had little time to prepare for the trip ahead. It wasn’t until about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, the night before my travel overseas, did I get the chance to do some shopping. Comfortable, durable, high-endurance walking shoes. I needed those, of course. ...
Next month millions will walk to Karbala. They walk to relive the memories of Hussain's sister Zeinab, the eyewitness survivor who would live to tell his story.
The war in Iraq is not a sectarian one. It is the plight of a nation struggling to find itself in the midst of regional and global interests.