As politicians around the world seek to reach popularity among their nations by promising an effective protection against terrorism and its complete eradication, I believe that a more comprehensive view on this phenomenon is needed to properly comprehend what those promises entail. Below you will find a small dissertation on the relationship between Al-Qaeda and … Continue reading “Funding Terrorism: the Unexpected Consequences of the War on Terror” By Irene Crestanello
The concept of right and wrong is an important ethical dilemma. It allows for further insight into an individual and their moral character on the basis of their interpretation of it. Right and wrong is a spectrum wherein the decisions we make lie. Individuals develop their own concept of right and wrong based on both … Continue reading Ethics of the ‘Politician’: Can it be right to do wrong?
Warfare has always been a game of which opponent can be one step ahead of the other, and how to beat the competition with advancements that they are completely unaware of. Prior to 2005, most States were worried about physical manpower or the latest weaponry; however, the political tensions following the 9/11 attacks brought warfare … Continue reading Stuxnet: The Datafication Phenomenon
The targeted killing of military commander Qasem Soleimani was an event that marked the beginning of 2020-seemingly catching the attention of the entire world. Many were left questioning the events that led to such an overtly aggressive action, and even more were left doubtful of whether it was legal under international law. We must attempt … Continue reading The US, Iran, and the Targeted Assassination of General Soleimani – A Legal International Perspective