Middle East

US Life Expectancy Decreases as Drug Use Continues to Claim Thousands of Lives

The United States is currently experiencing the longest period of sustained declines in life expediency since the first decades of the 20th century when the First World War and Spanish Flu Pandemic took thousands of lives. According to Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Center For Disease Control (CDC): “These sobering […]

Conflict on The US-Mexico Border Exposes The NIMBY Attitude of Both Left and Right Leaning Americans

The acronym NIMBY stands for ‘not in my back yard’ and has come to symbolise a trend in American culture where individuals come together to oppose the erection of a seemingly undesirable or dangerous facility, structure or hoarding near their home, even though they might be in favour of the […]

If Erdogan Meets MBS at The G20, it Will Result in a Formal Changing of The Guard in The Region

While Saudi Arabia has admitted that Turkish officials were accurate in accusing Riyadh of orchestrating and carrying out the brutal murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi and while Turkey has said that the order to kill Khashoggi came from the “highest levels” of the Saudi state, Turkey has explicitly ruled out any […]

Russia’s Non-Denial About Brokering Iran’s Withdrawal From Syria Is A Big Deal

The Kremlin uncharacteristically declined to comment on reports that Russia is seeking to broker Iran’s withdrawal from Syria in exchange for the Islamic Republic receiving sanctions relief from the US, which is extremely unusual because Moscow has a track record of issuing sharp unambiguous responses to fake news claims and […]