Category Archives: History

Facing an other ISIS branch

Terrorism index The Global Terrorism Index of 2019 by the independent, non-partisan, non-profit think tank dedicated to shifting the world’s focus to peace as a positive, achievable, and tangible measure of human wellbeing and progress, The Institute for Economics & … Continue reading

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Afghanistan – ‘An Anatomy of Reporting’; Twenty-Five Years On: 1996-2021.

Originally posted on Andrew James:
John Simpson has been travelling the world as a journalist for forty years, reporting on the many wars, disasters and international events during that time. Even the attacks of 11 September 2001 in New York…

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How the Taliban Began – Afghanistan 1994-97 – John Simpson’s Journal (and how different are they now, really?)

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The Road to Kabul: Recent developments in Afghanistan, particularly over the past fortnight, together with this week’s (18th August) emergency debate in the House of Commons, have prompted me to write further on the question…

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A human drama set in Afghanistan

The American nation retreating Over the past few days, we here in the West have seen horrific images of unbelievably traumatic situations, which certainly cannot be ignored. The greatest American nation did as if they had to lose most of … Continue reading

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Continuous surprises of Catholic horror in Canada

Warning: Some of the details in this story may be disturbing to some readers. Children taken away from their parents The last few decennia the Roman Catholic Church presented the world with some very worrying newsfacts, babies taken away from … Continue reading

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Brexit, what we lost in the fire

Originally posted on Centre for Brexit Studies Blog:
By Ferry Biedermann, freelance journalist working both in the UK and in Europe. He has contributed to the Financial Times, CNBC, the Washington Post, Trouw newspaper in the Netherlands and many others.…

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A diminished Isle?

Originally posted on Centre for Brexit Studies Blog:
Dr. Steven McCabe Exactly five years ago the UK public were asked to vote on continued membership of the EU. This vote, we were told, would be a way of deciding whether…

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Brexit 5 years onwards

Time flies at lightning speed. Today it is already five years since the British public voted to leave the European Union, sparking perhaps the messiest divorce deal in history. Because certain Britsh political leaders telling so many lies about the … Continue reading

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A look back on one decade of unchecked power and mixed results

To understand the current situation in Hungary, one needs to look back on what came before and examine the historical background of post-communist Hungary. The country’s shift from a Soviet satellite to a Western-oriented liberal democracy was – as elsewhere … Continue reading

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After ten years of horror still no solution and peace for Syria

It is remarkable that the Syrian uprising, which commenced in March 2011, is still raging and over the years has grown into a conflict destabilising the entire region. In the early months of 2011 a wave of social unrest swept … Continue reading

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