Ultimately, intimidation and psychological warfare against innocent civilians contributed to the group’s success just as much as physical destruction did.
Biden’s Responsibility to Afghan Refugees Dates Back to Vietnam
The AU has made great strides towards its purpose, but lack of real political power and alarming dependency on foreign powers may well result in its own demise.
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Big-stick Politics: how the Biden-led airstrikes in Syria demonstrate the United States’ continued hard power stance in the Middle East
While Washington is unlikely to remove all economic sanctions imposed on Iran, only time will tell which country will give in first. Even though the United States continues to carry a big stick, at some point some compromise from both sides must occur.
The power vacuum in Syria and the influence of rival players urges the U.S. to protect its interests in the region by rebuilding the country’s social infrastructure with very limited violence.
Although the world is hopeful for the prospect of an end to conflict, any peace agreement will hide abuses to human rights and religious plurality─something the world hoped to end when they ousted the Taliban in 2001.
The international community, however, sees this reproval of Macron as an attempt by Turkey to assert itself as a regional hegemon while using the veil of Islamophobia to gain public support. This assertion has been furthered by Turkey’s continued involvement in the conflicts of Libya, Yemen, and Armenia.
The challenges that COVID-19 poses for counterterrorism are yet to fully materialize. The potential reduction in overall resources dedicated to counterterrorism calls for a re-evaluation of the efficacy and sustainability of current initiatives, including security-related foreign aid and the use of military force.
Despite being called the “number-one threat” and the “single greatest problem [of] the world,” according to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, respectively, on-air time for discussing nuclear weapons culminated in a whopping twelve minutes.