Tag: International Affairs

The Young Male Migrant

This photo essay focuses on the daily rituals of young, single, male Muslims I encountered across the Balkans. Through their often desperate, attempts to cross the heavily monitored Balkan borders,…
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On the Ground: Ukraine

Kait’s On the Ground series aims to showcase the personal consequences of current conflicts and political hot-topics. In a world of frenzied media focused on escalating tensions and violence between…
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Politicized Approaches to the ISIS International Security Crisis

The world is currently facing a new critical security issue represented in the rise of the terrorist organization “Islamic State in Iraq and Syria” (ISIS). In this article I investigate…
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My lovely and uneventful week in Jerusalem

As a journalist and student of international affairs, I find it's hard to write about Israel-Palestine without writing about the plight of the Palestinians. As a tourist visiting my wife's…
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Honest Iranian Journalist Uses Hans Blix to Criticize America

Imagine reading an interview with former international weapons inspector Hans Blix (of Iraqi WMD and IAEA fame) by a white American reporter whose goal was to get Blix to bad-mouth…
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Russia Today is Biased toward Russia, proven again by its coverage of Russia

At 9:27pm on Tuesday March 11, the home page of Russia Today, rt.com, highlighted the following stories * US to violate own laws by financially aiding Ukraine’s coup-installed govt –…
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Salam Neighbor – Bridging the Gap Between Two Worlds?

[caption id="attachment_1361" align="alignleft" width="300"] Credit: SalamNeighbor.org[/caption] From January 19 through February 15, American filmmakers Chris Temple and Zach Ingrasci will be living alongside recently displaced families in a Syrian refugee camp…
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On Suffering and Mockery

[caption id="attachment_1414" align="alignleft" width="300"] President Idriss Deby of Chad[/caption] By Michael Aryee It is was during a recent a discussion in finance class, of all places, that I finally thought…
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