Monthly Archives: September 2017

Syria after the fall of the ISIS caliphate

The future of ISIS and their self-declared caliphate is currently being decided on the battlefields of Syria’s War while the Iraqi’s finish mopping up the remnants of resistance in Iraq. The end of ISIS’s hold on a trans-state territory carved … Continue reading

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Central African Republic Part Four: Peacekeeping

The Central African Republic (CAR) is a country that needs stability and prospects for its people in order to pull itself out of the bloody mire that it is in today. This is not an easy task for a government, … Continue reading

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Central African Republic Part Three: Combatants

A child holding an assault rifle designed to be used by an adult is a disconcerting sight but one that is all too common in the Central African Republic (CAR) with an estimated 13,000 children having been recruited by armed … Continue reading

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Central African Republic Part Two: The Consequences of Violence

The Central African Republic CAR) has a population of 4.6 million, of which an estimated 2.7 million people have been displaced due to violence, meaning that the majority of the population are barely able to survive, never mind contribute to … Continue reading

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The Rohingya: A Genocide in the Making

A mid-week blog means that an event is occurring that is linked to the subjects featuring regularly in this blog. One of these is the plight of the Rohingya in Myanmar, a people barely recognised by the Government, who see … Continue reading

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Central African Republic Part One: Re-escalation and the Consequences

In 2007 two of the main rebel groups in the Central African Republic (CAR) signed a peace agreement with the Government, effectively bringing to an end the Central African Republic Bush War, which had been ongoing since 2004. A peace … Continue reading

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