“Either you are with the crusaders or you are with Islam.” Dabiq – the Islamic State’s propaganda magazine – in 2014. (1) It is said that in the Middle East the land does not forget. Contemporary politics in the Middle East owe much to the memory of the medieval crusades. Fought over the course of… Read More From the Crusades to the Digital Caliphate
His name is Eran Efrati, ex-Israeli soldier and current activist for Israeli groups Anarchists Against the Wall and Boycott from Within. The lecture you are about to view was filmed this year in Denver, Colorado, and will open your eyes on an issue that has been often manipulated by international mass-media and on facts that have been… Read More Ex-Israeli Soldier Speaks Out!
In 2009, a computer genius known as Satoshi Nakamoto launched the first transaction of Bitcoin, a completely decentralized electronic currency. During the last five years, the crypto-currency went through ups and downs, but it’s also true that it gained a sort of immortality, bringing to light countless altcoins – that is to say, virtual independent coins. On… Read More PotCoin Is the New Crypto-Currency for all weed-lovers. Happy 4/20!!
President Obama has authorised the deployment of further US military forces to Uganda to help track notorious rebel warlord, Joseph Kony. Under the War Powers Act, the President informed Congress of the decision on Sunday night as the deployments began. At least four CV-22 Osprey aircraft are scheduled to arrive in the country by the… Read More US Pledges Further Support to Stop Joseph Kony
On 24 February 2014 the Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed the anti-gay bill that had already seen the approval by the Parliament in December 2013. The new law allows life imprisonment as the penalty for acts of “aggravated homosexuality” and also criminalizes the “promotion” of homosexuality”, where activists encourage others to come out. The law has been… Read More Uganda Goes On with Harsh Anti-Gay Law despite International Political and Religious Claims
After the Sochi Winter Olympic Games and the concomitant coup against Victor Yanukovych in Ukraine, it is high time for a candid and frank discussion of the Russian Federation, its leadership, and its motives. Russian dissidents are saying sardonically – some sing in the streets – that although Russia won the Sochi Games, they have… Read More The Return of the Great Bear
On December 11th, 2013, the then Deputy Consul General of India in New York, Devyani Khobragade, was arrested on charges of visa fraud, on the ground that she had misrepresented the pay to her household nanny, Ms. Richards, paying her significantly less than the minimum prescribed wage, and stating facts to the contrary on her… Read More The Untouchable Diplomats: What Does Immunity Entail?