As President of the United States, responding to a terror attack in an allied country is not a difficult task; you express your dismay and shock, offer condolences and commit your absolute support. Unless you’re President Trump, it seems.
Opinion-based articles and discussion of the ongoing events and news stories occurring around the world. These articles are longer in length and aim to provide both a brief explanation of the situation being discussed, as well as the author’s comment and analysis of that particular issue or event.
OPINION; James Alex Fields’ Actions In Charlottesville Were Those Of A Domestic Terrorist, Even If He Isn’t Charged As One
Charged with second-degree murder, three counts of malicious wounding and failing to stop at the scene of a crash that resulted in a death, it is under no doubt that the 20-year-old man responsible committed an awful crime.
[Opinion] The terror attack which took place near a mosque in London was described by Theresa May as “every bit as sickening” as other attacks, yet it will likely receive less media attention in the coming weeks. Why?
[Opinion] Tensions in the Arab World hit a flashpoint recently after Saudi Arabia and surrounding nations turned their underlying discontent with neighbouring Qatar into a full-blown excommunication. But questions remain, namely why and what does it mean for the region?
[Opinion] Even though the suggestion was laughed off by Downing Street, there is some concern that comes with the suggestions of possible military intervention against Spain to protect the sovereignty of Gibraltar.
With Or Without China; The Trump Administration and Their Commitment To ‘Solving’ The North Korea Problem
[Opinion] Ahead of a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping later this week, US President Donald Trump has said in an interview that he is committed to solving the ‘North Korean problem’ with or without China’s help.
[Opinion] Following the crash of an airplane in Colombia which killed the majority of the members of the Brazilian football team Chapecoense, there was an united outpouring of grief and respect from the footballing world.
[Opinion] There has been a lot of discussion surrounding politics affecting football, namely with Brexit and the Premier League. However, what happens when the opposite occurs, and football affects politics.
[Opinion] Marshall Islands, a tiny Pacific islands republic, has sought to dramatically change the political scope of minnows like itself, by attempting to force India to court over nuclear disarmament.
[Opinion] Abu Azrael, a fighter that has emerged as a cult hero of the resistance in Iraq, has committed horrific acts against enemy combatants, so it stands to question, is he really a hero, or is he a villain?