How much of a threat does Iran pose to Israel?

April 30, 2017 Jake Beaumont 0

Is there any justification for the behaviour Iran has demonstrated towards Israel throughout the last couple decades? Certainly not.  However, many supporters try to downplay the behaviour of the Islamic Republic; even though they have proven themselves to arguably being the most brutal, callous and murderous regime in the Middle-East. […]

Trump’s missile attack on Syria – was he right to do so?

April 7, 2017 Jake Beaumont 0

US President Donald Trump has recently authorized a direct missile attack targeting Syria’s military infrastructure. News sources say 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles were launched towards the Sharat airbase near Homs.  This location allegedly housed the airplanes which carried out the chemical attacks. The decision was made following Assad’s alleged use of banned […]

The treatment of women in Saudi Arabia

March 17, 2017 Jake Beaumont 1

Following the humorous, yet chilling reality of the first all-male ‘Girls Council‘ in the province of Qassim, it seemed pertinent to write up a basic primer outlining the rights, or lack thereof, afforded to women living in the KSA – Canada’s biggest trading partner in the Middle-East. Indeed, Prime Minister […]

Why Trump is right to maintain distance from Iran

February 14, 2017 Jake Beaumont 1

“Islam wants to conquer the whole world.” This is not a quote muttered by Al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS or by al-Zawahiri the leader of Al-Qaeda. Rather, it was said by Ayatollah Khomeini; the former supreme leader of Iran, who’s warning we should certainly heed, as his successor Khameini has […]

Trump and Trudeau’s foreign policy, how do they line up?

January 18, 2017 Jake Beaumont 0

Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau are two entirely different leaders.  One is a nationalist and the other a globalist.  One is extremely progressive and the other a populist.  Certainly the differences in domestic and global policy are very noticeable, and it will be interesting to see how the disparities will […]