The bloodbath of Afghanistan

These days, the UN has traced the annual civilian casualties in Afghanistan: with 3,804 deaths and 7,189 wounded, the Afghan people have once again paid the highest tribute from the beginning of a civil conflict that bloodshed the country after the intervention Western, started in December of the now distant 2001. An impressive body count … read more

USA-China on the Huawei case: Europe’s embarrassment

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated clearly that the United States does not intend to release more confidential information to countries using Huawei equipment in their data networks. An ultimatum to the European allies Pompey told Fox Business that even the allies using the equipment of the Chinese supplier in their strategic information systems … read more

China from Groelandia to the North Atlantic?

China's determination to become a global power is enhanced by a new line of development, the Arctic Sea, which represents the northern complement of the central "Silk Road" terrestrial and Southern "pearl necklace" maritime From the Pacific Ocean, to the Indian Ocean, to Persian Gulf and Africa. A difficult Arctic route through the Bering Strait, … read more

The Irish revolution, a the trial of the Fourteen Points, 21 January 1919

“For these among other reasons, Ireland—resolutely and irrevocably determined at the dawn of the promised era of self-determination and liberty that she will suffer foreign dominion no longer—calls upon every free nation to uphold her national claim to complete independence as an Irish Republic against the arrogant pretensions of England founded in fraud and sustained … read more

October marks highest number of asylum applications lodged in 2018

With more than 60500 applications for international protection lodged throughout the EU+, October was the month with the most claims so far this year.  Despite this peak, applications lodged since the start of the year have remained lower than in 2017. Iran and Turkey among top five countries of origin of applicants October’s increase was … read more