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3 things you didn’t know about the Afghan civil war 1992-1998.

This article will highlight three interesting facts about the period between Soviet back President Najibullah's ousting in 1992 and the Taliban winning power in 1996 after a series of internal conflicts between different factions looking for power.

Who I am and why I’m here

The United States has always been fascinating to me. After visiting a few times in my childhood and teens I found it to be an amazing place. I moved to Washington DC for twelve months in 2015 to really experience what life is like as an American.

Trump’s COVID19 threat to the global population.

The CIA has stated that hydroxychloroquine is dangerous - so potentially dangerous that side effects include sudden death. One may ask why the President of the world’s most powerful nation is pushing it into the public domain with such little evidence?

Fear Mongering Fox News and the NEW WAY FORWARD ACT.

Fox News has historically been at the heart of right wing propaganda, disseminating  misinformation and cheerleading for conservative policies and Presidents. President Trump and his alignment with far right figures and verbal support of highly radical groups has rejuvenated racism and anti immigration champions around the US and even Europe.  As expected, Fox News has … Continue reading Fear Mongering Fox News and the NEW WAY FORWARD ACT.

Dodge, Distract and Anger: Dealing with Trump supporters.

I am writing this article, to explain my experience of dealing with Trump supporters and their tactics, consciously or subconsciously, avoiding, dodging or simply getting angry when asked very basic questions regarding the US president. In my opinion many people are afraid to come out as Trump supporters. Trump and his administration are clearly a … Continue reading Dodge, Distract and Anger: Dealing with Trump supporters.

How India, Pakistan and Afghanistan sought peace, power and influence in the region via the US; 2001-2010.

The Middle East and Central Asia has always been newsworthy when it comes to western involvement in both regions. Israel/Palestine, Lebanon and the first Gulf war in 1991 were all closely followed on the news. Indeed, the first Gulf war was the first war on a 24 hour news cycle with constant updates - which … Continue reading How India, Pakistan and Afghanistan sought peace, power and influence in the region via the US; 2001-2010.

Baghdadi death; the cycle of Islamic figurehead will continue and so will the conflict.

On October 26, 2019 Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a military conquest undertaken by American forces in Idlib in Syria. His death however positive in the short run will mean little for counter-terrorism in the long run. Many commentators around the world praised Trump for this operation and stated its importance to the fight against terrorism in … Continue reading Baghdadi death; the cycle of Islamic figurehead will continue and so will the conflict.