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 […]

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 […]

After Aleppo: the state of Syria

January 17, 2017 Jake Beaumont 0

Written by Vijay Prashad: Taken from CounterPunch The Syrian Arab Army now controls Aleppo, which means that the Syrian government once more is in charge of the main population centres in the country. Opposition armed forces are hemmed in around Damascus and in Idlib, while the Islamic State (IS) still […]

Why aren’t the Gulf States taking in Syrian Refugees?

December 21, 2016 Jake Beaumont 0

Amnesty International has recently released a report on the Syrian refugee conflict that highlights how little the Gulf States have done to aid the Syrian refugees in one of the most tragic humanitarian crises of our time. According to the report, “Gulf countries including Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, […]