Does Foreign Aid To Africa Do More Harm Than Good?

With a heavy heart and good intentions, people from around the world give money away to charities in hopes of bringing greater global prosperity to nations struggling to develop. But does foreign aid to Africa really help? This question is regularly pondered by politicians and economists around the world, but at its core, is highly…

Iran isn’t what you think it is

     Ever since the Iranian Revolution of 1979, Iran has been viewed as an isolated, fundamentalist republic and to be fair there is a thread of truth to that belief. However, Iran is more than just that. They are a nation whose actions have had a great impact on the world stage.    …

Al-Qaeda is Back and More Powerful Than Ever

In 2007, US President George W. Bush was confident that “we have a strategy to deal with al-Qaeda in Iraq”. While this strategy was criticized as a result of being unable to achieve the desired result in Iraq, it also completely ignored the rise of al-Qaeda in another corner of the Middle East: Yemen. Al-Qaeda…

Erdogan’s Trail of Victory Begins With Referendum Success

Founded in 1923 by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the modern, secular, and democratic Turkey state represented a sharp break from the country’s Ottoman past. While the Ottoman Empire was ruled by a single man, the sultan, with both political and ecclesiastical power (as the caliph of Sunni Islam), the new state was to be the first…

Nano-biotechnology: The new frontier in India-Australia relations.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull inaugurated the world’s most advanced nano-biotechnology research center. Nanotechnology is a part of science and technology about the control of matter on the atomic and molecular scale. In a joint effort to boost education and research in the field of nano-biotechnology in India, TERI and…

What if USA left the UN?

Firstly, there is no official way to leave the United Nations. There is simple no clause or article in the UN charter, no resolution and no public statements or procedures regarding withdrawal from the UN. The U.N. Charter deliberately made no provision for the withdrawal of member governments, largely to prevent the threat of withdrawal…

Should USA exit the Paris Climate Agreement?

The consequences outweigh the benefits by far too much. The Paris Agreement (French: Accord de Paris) is an agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) dealing with greenhouse gases emissions mitigation, adaptation and finance starting in the year 2020. I will explore two possible scenarios. USA (informally) stops completing its obligations…

War And What Follows

War and violence is the untold truth about humanity. It is not like those aspects are persistent in society, it is important to understand that we created those evils, doesn’t matter willing or not. It is satirical enough to think that first man builds huge buildings only to destroy everything later because of his ego….

Ukraine’s Political Climate Explained

Ukraine is a country located in eastern Europe with a population of approximately 44 million. Like many Eastern European countries, Ukraine was once a part of the Russian Empire and the USSR. Due to this, Russian influence still remains dominant in the region, especially in the East. The vast majority of Ukrainians speak Russian to…