Author: Adam Garrie

Daesh Bombing of Yemen’s Southern Transitional Council Has Wide Ranging Geopolitical Implications

Hours ago, two car bombs exploded in Aden, near the headquarters of Yemen’s Southern Transitional Council. Early reports indicate that there have been multiple civilian fatalities. Daesh has just issued a claim of responsibility through its propaganda networks. Beyond being ‘just another tragedy’ in a country that has had far […]

If Olympians Can Be Drug Tested – Journalists Should Be Too

This year’s Winter Olympic Games has been marred with scandals regarding athletes being on “performance enhancing drugs”. The concerned parties claim that such drugs give athletes an unfair advantage over those who are not taking such substances, while the fact that Russian athletes have been disproportionately singled out for overtly political […]

A Baloch Separatist’s Reconciliation With Pakistan is a Tale of Redemption That Holds Valuable Lessons for Syria

Dr. Jumma Marri Baloch was one of the most central leaders of the Baloch independence movement which for decades had sought to turn Pakistan’s large south-western province into an entity separate from the rest of Pakistan. Recently, at an event celebrating Pakistan’s Unity Day in Moscow, Dr. Jumma Marri Baloch formally renounced […]

Duterte Needs a Blueprint for Tackling His Corrupt Opponents – Here’s Where to Begin

The Presidential Palace in Manila has formally summoned the US Ambassador to The Philippines in light of an offensive report published jointly by multiple US intelligence agencies, including the infamous CIA, which branded President Rodrigo Duterte a “threat to democracy”. This comes after President Duterte spoke in Iloilo province in […]