Politics

Europe’s Political Response To The Mediterranean Migrant Crisis

Europe’s Political Response To The Mediterranean Migrant Crisis

| May 17, 2015

The Italian government and officials have warned that the Mediterranean migrant crisis will reach a boiling point as IS militants smuggle themselves into europe among the migrants. Since italy are absorbing the majority of migrants this is posing a large security threat to them, and now that Europe as a whole is opening up to […]

American State Cyber Security Funding And Recruitment

American State Cyber Security Funding And Recruitment

| May 17, 2015

There has been a number of hacking incidents at American state level recently. In Oregon the state employment department’s own website suffered a breach, while in South Carolina hackers were able to infiltrate the state network and access millions of social security numbers from the revenue department. Security breaches have also taken place in the […]

Tunisia’s Political Security And Democracy Matures

Tunisia’s Political Security And Democracy Matures

| May 15, 2015

It’s the Freedom in the World Report 2015 that reports Tunisia for the first time as free. This is the Freedom House’s highest status, and for many political watchers a definitive indication of a modern liberal democracy. Since Freedom Houses began its global worldwide assessment of political rights and civil liberties in 1972, Tunisia is […]

China Flexes Military Muscle On The Philippines

China Flexes Military Muscle On The Philippines

| May 11, 2015

China has been flexing its political and military muscle not only in the land dispute with Japan, but also with the Philippines. China has claimed certain reef structures in the South China Sea, and continued putting pressure on the Philippines by conducting regular and disrupting naval patrols in the area. History of Kalayaan Island Group […]

Nurtai Abykayev Appointed As Head of the National Security Committee

Nurtai Abykayev Appointed As Head of the National Security Committee

| May 9, 2015

On the 4th of May 2015, the upper chamber of Kazakhstan’s Parliament, the Senate, has approved once again Nurtai Abykayev as the chairman of Kazakhstan’s National Security Committee (NSC). The NSC is a special state body that is directly accountable to the President of Kazakhstan, and is tasked with ensuring the security of individuals and […]

The Political Security Of US And Cuban Relations

The Political Security Of US And Cuban Relations

| May 5, 2015

President Obama just recently announced the removal of Cuba from America’s list of state sponsors of terrorism, following the historic meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro. It all took place at the Summit of the America’s and is an effort towards reestablishing the diplomatic ties between Havana and Washington. American Security Opinion polls shows that […]

The Political Importance of Iraq’s Shorja Market

The Political Importance of Iraq’s Shorja Market

| May 2, 2015

Established in the late Abbasid period around A.D. 750, Souk al-Shorja is Baghdad’s oldest markets, and one of the oldest in the world. It was first called Souk al-Rayahin, and then renamed Souk al-Attarin. Its part of the area’s historic heritage that includes the Abbasid Palace on the Tigris River, and also the Khulafa Mosque […]

How Clan Allegiances affect Palestines Political Stability

How Clan Allegiances affect Palestines Political Stability

| April 29, 2015

The stability of a Palestinian state is something that is long overdue, but is it actually possible with the roles of clans in politics in the country? Palestinian politics is steeped in tradition and worn torn values that make up the country’s struggle for peace, and a place at the table of international politics in […]

Europe’s New Iron Curtain’s

Europe’s New Iron Curtain’s

| April 26, 2015

To keep Russia out, and would be secessionists in, Ukraine has started to mark its territory at its border with the Great Wall of Ukraine. It is however, neither great, nor a wall. Its a symbolic fence that is still undergoing development, and only just recently acquired its first stretch of wire fencing in Kharkiv, […]

White House Approves Cybersecurity Bill

White House Approves Cybersecurity Bill

| April 24, 2015

With the recent breaches of computer security in the private sector and government, Washington has passed a series of measures meant to help the problem. The measures are meant to push companies into sharing access to their internal computer networks and data with federal investigators. The final legislation hasn’t been completed yet, but its meant […]