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East and South East Asia in the News, November 17th

On November 17, 2018, Posted by , In Asia,Information Reports, With Comments Off on East and South East Asia in the News, November 17th

By Sam Jacobsen Human Rights (Myanmar and Bangladesh) Rohingya Return to Myanmar: Confusion and Fear in Refugee Camps, BBC, November 15, 2018 Amid questions of safety highlighted by the UN, Rohingya Muslims are refusing to return to Myanmar from Bangladesh. In the wake of a joint resolution by the two…

The Rockets and the Resignation

On November 17, 2018, Posted by , In Information Reports,Israel,Middle East, With Comments Off on The Rockets and the Resignation

Written by Steven Tibbitts Fighting between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip this past week is culminating in a series of Israeli political changes that could produce another major conflict between the two sides. On November 11, an Israeli special forces team operating inside the Gaza Strip was confronted…

Central America in the News

On November 15, 2018, Posted by , In Information Reports,Latin America, With Comments Off on Central America in the News

By Brennan Albrecht “Mexico mothers search for mass graves after tip-off” BBC News. Nov. 6, 2018 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-46110115 In the Mexican state of Veracruz, residents have recently been tipped off about the possible presence of mass, shallow graves where hundreds of disappeared youth could be buried. These bodies come from the drug…

American Counter-narcotics

On November 10, 2018, Posted by , In Featured Report,Latin America,United States, With Comments Off on American Counter-narcotics

Written by Brecken Denler The war on drugs is decades old.  Numbers of usage and production have remained steady or even grown.  In order for a major shift to occur the United States should implement the following changes to its counternarcotics policy. As the government has suggested in the past,…

Violence in Nigeria: Clashes Between Armed Forces and Shia Muslims

On November 10, 2018, Posted by , In Africa,Information Reports,Nigeria, With Comments Off on Violence in Nigeria: Clashes Between Armed Forces and Shia Muslims

Written by Andrew Allen Over the last half decade, there have been several incidents of violence between Nigerian security forces and the Shia group known as the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN). The IMN, are led by the cleric Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. Originally from the northern city of Zaria, El-Zakzaky is…