Iran Announces 20% Uranium Enrichment and Seizes South Korean Tanker In The Strait of Hormuz — Today’s Defense & International Relations Topics

Iran has been busy on this first Monday of the new year. The Iranian government announced it has started enriching uranium up to twenty percent at an underground facility at Fordo, a town situated south of the holy city of Qom. According to the announcement, orders for the enrichment were given personally by Iranian President […]Continue reading “Iran Announces 20% Uranium Enrichment and Seizes South Korean Tanker In The Strait of Hormuz — Today’s Defense & International Relations Topics”

Why Today Is Important: 20th March

It’s Iranian New Year folks! Or Persian New Year, or Nowruz, depending on who you ask. Where I am, we talk about the Western New Year, or Chinese New Year, but we rarely talk about others, which is a shame because Nowruz is really intriguing. Its origins lie in Zoroastrianism, one of the oldest religionsContinue reading “Why Today Is Important: 20th March”

The Arrow

Israeli security is some of the best in the world. It’s excellent out of necessity. If Israel slips up, even once, an attack would be inevitable. The countries of the Middle East have not forgotten, nor forgiven, the land that was taken so forcefully from them in the 60s. And while many would sympathise withContinue reading “The Arrow”

Israel And Military Reforms

Israel is sparking concerns again as they bring out new plans to improve their armed forces. Their already impressive military is seeking to maintain their reputation by restructuring their forces to prepare for what may come in the next few decades. The plan has been in place for over a year, and is prepared forContinue reading “Israel And Military Reforms”

Iran’s Lost It’s Nuts…Pistachio Nuts, That Is

You would think that after decades of competition and tension between Iran and the US that an all-out military conflict is inevitable. But if I were to ask you, will the US defeat Iran with nukes or nuts, we all know what the first reaction would be. And yet, here we are. It’s 2020, andContinue reading “Iran’s Lost It’s Nuts…Pistachio Nuts, That Is”

Much Ado About Turkey

Anyone interested in US politics has probably heard of this already, but for those of us who are outside of America or disinterested in the bombardment of US political news may have missed something important. Erdogan, the despotic, corrupt, autocratic leader of Turkey (aren’t I impartial…) has reportedly been seeking favours from our favourite orange man.ThereContinue reading “Much Ado About Turkey”

Trump and Soleimani

Does This Mean War? There is no gambling like politics. — Benjamin Disraeli Good morning folks. So we’re four days into a new year, a new decade. Everyone said goodbye and good riddance to 2019, with the general consensus being that it was a naff year, and that 2020 has got to be better… AndContinue reading “Trump and Soleimani”

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