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.

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.

Dispatches: First impressions of Kenya.

On the 2nd of June I flew into the greater horn of Africa. Flying out to Kenya was a completely new experience for me. I had never been to Kenya before, never mind the continent of Africa. I had a connecting flight via Addis Ababa (the capital of Ethiopia) and to say the views from the sky were … Continue reading Dispatches: First impressions of Kenya.