Tag: America

Syria 7th anniversary: the use of chemical weapons as a game changer

The Syrian armed conflict entered its seventh year and the violence continues unabated, so much to become the world’s deadliest ongoing conflict. The multisided war has wracked a country whose survival is still at stake and since the beginning of the crisis in 2011, the humanitarian situation has deeply worsened. Syria has continuously witnessed human…

An overview of the history of the Sunni-Shiite conflict

It is wrong at first to call it a struggle, because it arose as a doctrinal disagreement in some jurisprudential matters between the Sunni and Shiite communities. The beginning of the dispute came with the first sedition going through the Islamic nation, the sedition that led to the death of the third caliph Uthman ibn…

One year since Trump’s election: between evaluations, numbers and protests

During the final round of the presidential election, dated 8 November 2016, Mr. Trump was challenging through explosive words Mrs. Clinton and with the worldwide spotlight and anxiety, the Democratic Party’s nominee was defeated by Republican Party’s candidate, who was inaugurated as 45th President of the United States of America. It has been a year…