Hurricane Mathew smashed through Haiti leaving a trail of destruction. Every new count points to a growth in the number of victims, with the most recent non-official reports indicating more than 800 deaths. It was the first Category 4 storm to hit Haiti in more than a half century. The storm flattened homes, destroyed bridges, submerged […]PublishedOctober 25th, 2016 Author Legacy
https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera/videos/vb.7382473689/10154713881933690/?type=2&theater As an unprecedented numbers of Haitians and Africans are trying to reach the US, a refugee crisis is unfolding near the US-Mexico border. With a high number of refugees fleeing to the US, refugee centres are now overwhelmed. Refugees arrive with little or no resources at all, and centres are struggling to meet requirements for basic needs such as water, […]PublishedOctober 14th, 2016 Author Legacy
Earlier this year, IISA published an Annual Strategic Brief as part of the ‘Ibn Khaldun’ paper series (http://iisa.org.uk/ibn-khaldun-paper-series/2016/06/annual-strategic-brief-2016-geopolitics-in-the-middle-east/) focusing on geopolitics in the Middle East. Our main argument was that the state of conflicts and geopolitics in the Middle East is much more complex than conventionally thought, and comprises ‘internal’ and ‘external’ struggles. Internal struggle […]PublishedOctober 6th, 2016 Author Legacy
On the evening of 15 July, 2016, reports of armed clashes in Ankara and Istanbul dominated global news coverage as a group of military officers attempted to seize power from the government headed by President Erdogan. This operation sought to secure sites of information dissemination and restrict movement through the country, but ultimately failed in […]PublishedSeptember 15th, 2016 Author Legacy
Earlier this year, the Institute for Islamic Strategic Affairs (IISA) published its Annual Strategic Brief, as part of the IISA Ibn Khaldun paper series, focusing on geopolitics in the Middle East. Our main argument was that state of conflicts and geopolitics in the Middle East is much more complex than conventionally thought, and comprises of […]PublishedSeptember 8th, 2016 Author Legacy
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