Posted in Nigeria

Nigeria bans Twitter after President Buhari’s incitement was deleted, another “sign dictatorship is back”

[Foreign Policy] “It was already clear when dozens of protesters were shot in October 2020 for demanding a change to the behavior of heavy-handed…

Posted in Israel Palestine USA

How the US has enabled Israeli extremism and anti-Palestinian violence

[Foreign Policy] “Two weeks ago, Jerusalem was rocked by violence as bands of Jewish Israeli extremists rampaged through Palestinian neighborhoods of East…

Posted in Syria USA

Foreign Policy’s change of heart: Sanctions against Syria will not harm civilians / are killing civilians

[Foreign Policy] “Sanctions Against Syria Will Help, Not Harm, Civilians” “The Caesar Act is an overdue effort to starve the…

Posted in Bahrain Egypt Iran Israel Saudi Arabia U.A.E.

Israel called for defense alliance with Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Bahrain

[Foreign Policy] “Shmuel Bar, a former Israeli intelligence officer […] had served in Israeli intelligence for 30 years and later…

Posted in Israel Syria

Israel secretly armed and funded Syrian rebels

[Foreign Policy] “Israel secretly armed and funded at least 12 rebel groups in southern Syria that helped prevent Iran-backed fighters…

Posted in Myanmar

Assault on Burma’s Rohingya minority: ‘A Genocide in the Making’

[Foreign Policy] “Last fall, Burmese voters elected their first democratic government in half a century. That inspired hope that the…

Posted in China Myanmar

Democratic Liberalization in Myanmar, Shift Away from China

[Foreign Policy] “China was Myanmar’s main backer and largest investor during its years of international seclusion, supporting strategic infrastructure projects…

Posted in USA

Exclusive: After decades of denial, CIA admits it kept files on Noam Chomsky, destroyed since illegally

[Foreign Policy] “For years, the Central Intelligence Agency denied it had a secret file on MIT professor and famed dissident…