Author: Hannah Abdoh

The President Whisperer

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President Trump began his first two weeks in office by delivering a few of his top campaign promises, issuing executive orders calling for the “construction of a wall of undetermined type, length, and height along the southern border” with Mexico, as well as a…

The Age of Disillusionment: Do Tweets Speak Louder Than Words?

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In the run up to the inauguration, President-Elect Trump has openly threatened the Japanese Toyota industry in Mexico, aborted Boeing’s plans for developing its new generation of Air Force One presidential carrier, and mocked the CIA regarding the Russian Hacking of…

Iran’s “Silk Road” to Recovery

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In response to the recent U.S. House of Representatives’ vote to extend American sanctions on Iran for 10 more years, Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei stated that Iran would retaliate if the legislation, known as the Iran Sanctions Extension Act…

In the Shadows of Mosul

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On October 17th, Iraqi forces led the advance on Mosul to recapture the city that had fallen to the self-proclaimed Islamic State in June 2014. Emboldened by their capture of Fallujah and further territory in Syria, 800 militants of the Islamic State attacked…

Israel and the Syrian Crisis

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At the 15-member UN Security council, Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon urgently called on all member nations to “enable humanitarian assistance everywhere it is needed […] for the Syrians to negotiate a way out of the hell in which they are trapped.” and went even…