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  • Nigeria - Free Now?

    Africa / Nigeria - Free Now?

    After independence in 1960, unfortunately the conditions of the common Nigerian remained just as squalid as were before independence – the reason being the replacement of slavery and palm-produce with an even deadlier product – Oil.

  • WW1 / WW2 - Dark Shadows

    Global Phenomenon / WW1 / WW2 - Dark Shadows

    These are not just two wars that occurred and are over now, rather their effects reach us to this day – their dark shadows may still be blocking the radiations that would have lightened our lives. It is imperative to understand these wars to understand the world we are living in today. And it is imperative to determine where humanity has done its wrongs and how it will undo them now.

  • Afghanistan – the Next Decade

    Afghanistan / Afghanistan – the Next Decade

    The question is, how long can the US survive in Afghanistan. This essay will also endeavor to reassess the geopolitical imagination that enshrouds Afghanistan with negatives like its having a ‘cursed geography’ or its being ‘unable to become a nation-state because of its strong ethno-nationalisms’ and to demystify its real standing in the global arena.

  • The Red Sea Clog-Up

    Middle East / The Red Sea Clog-Up

    The narrow Red Sea corridor has been a vital trade route for centuries, big powers have ensured their dominance on this region and this is a story of how they have and still manipulate the lives of the people living along the Red Sea

  • Syria – In the Arab World

    Middle East / Syria – In the Arab World

    It is easy to understand that a nation that had been fighting for several decades, first against the Turks and then against the French for independence, self-determination and for an Islamic Arabism – that it would never be happy under a minority control – a minority of heterodox Muslims, that many Sunni Arabs did not even accept to be an authentic form of Islam – many Syrian Sunnis regard the Alawite as a sect more heretical than the Jews.