“Enhanced interrogation techniques,” or torture, remain in use by multiple intelligence services. Still, these techniques do not work and have destroyed our values, credibility, and humanity.
Vague allegations of a coup conspiracy in Jordan have rang louder-than-expected alarms among political actors in the region. How do the domestic politics of the Middle Eastern kingdom reflect American geopolitical anxieties over China’s Belt and Road initiative?
As of 2019, Lebanon began facing their worst economic collapse to date. This led the country to completely mismanaging COVID-19.
Clandestine Jewish Purim and Carnaval celebrations in Israel and Brazil, and the relevancy of the cultural celebration of Day of the Dead.
Targeted killings by the US government have become increasingly common, raising ethical and legal concerns over the usage of drone technology, the conduct of the war, and civilian casualties.
The U.S.-led “shadow war” in Africa has been ramped up in recent years, leading to widespread abuses and questions about the relevance of contemporary counterterrorism efforts.