Author: Cassidy Bright

The Prevalence of Narcopolitics in Honduras

Honduras is widely known as one of the most violent and dangerous countries in the world, due in large part to the widespread drug trade that has spread throughout the country. Much of the violence that the country sees on…

HIV/AIDS in Tanzania and the Plight of Homosexuals

For many Westerners, AIDS is something that is rarely thought about, and certainly not confronted on a regular basis throughout our daily lives. Despite how well known this disease is, it is easy to distance oneself from its effects and prevalence when its…

Reasons and Risks of the Continuation of Capital Punishment in the United States

For the last ten years, the United States has consistently ranked either fourth or fifth among countries with the most confirmed executions, and most commonly follows behind China, Iran, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia. Although in recent decades there has been a decrease…

The Terminology of Terrorists

In a time period that promotes the importance of political correctness, this necessity has also spread to include the terms that designate terrorist groups. This is currently most clearly seen through the various titles assigned to the organisation known as the…

The Costs of Killing: Targeted Drone Strikes

There’s the occasional headliner that promises the game-changing targeted killing of important figures in leading terrorist organizations, but is the use of drone strikes in Middle Eastern regions really an effective technique in dismantling and destroying terrorist groups? Although it…