August 2019 in Review

August 2019 in Review

The following are some of the major events that have been dominating the global headlines in the month of August: Fires at Amazon forest trigger global calls for greater environmental protection Massive fires erupted in the Amazon forest in Brazil in late August,...
Modi’s Kashmir gambit stokes fears of more violence

Modi’s Kashmir gambit stokes fears of more violence

Fresh from a major election victory few months earlier, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi made one of his boldest moves yet in early August after his government revoked the special status granted to the state of Jammu and Kashmir.  The unilateral move came at a...
July 2019 in Review

July 2019 in Review

The following are some of the major events that have been dominating the global headlines in the month of July: Leaked private chats of Puerto Rican governor trigger massive street protests The streets of Puerto Rico were hit by massive protests amid leaked chats from...
Escalating communal violence adds to Nigeria’s security woes

Escalating communal violence adds to Nigeria’s security woes

The militancy of Boko Haram in Northeast Nigeria has often emerged as the key security threats facing the sub-Saharan Africa nation. Amidst international media outlets’ focus on the group, the communal violence that has been surging in Nigeria since 2011 has also...