Q & A about ISIS
Given the amount of forces on the ground, there is no doubt that a military defeat is inevitable. The recent setbacks suffered by Daesh confirm that. The Islamic state has survived exploiting the growing dissent between those...
YEMEN, A FORGOTTEN CONFLICT
Over ten thousand victims, 32 thousand wounded, three million IDPs and an impressive series of systematic human rights violations. Yemen is presently a country split in three parts, each ruled by a different entity: the Houthi rebels supported by ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh, a so-called “legitimate” president in exile, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, and AQIP, Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula...
ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION, SECURITY AND THE SEARCH FOR SOLUTIONS
is a business where the bargaining chip, the product of the
transaction or the client is a human being. It is a business that
moves large amounts of money and many interests. There are those who
direct the business from an office in Sudan, those who transport, via
ground and sea, those who recruit and those who provide a hiding
place for the migrants. A business worth roughly 12 billion,
according to the IOM (International Organization for Migration) and
one that offers employment opportunities in several nations if one is
willing to take part in this illegal activity. The immigration
business often benefits from the work of the poor who survive by
exploiting the misfortunes of other poor...