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”

We Can’t Forget Libya

It’s hard to believe that the Libyan Civil War only started back in 2014. It feels a lot longer, and it’s pretty sad to think that it’s never been resolved. There are a lot of parties involved, and I’m going to cover that here as simply as I can: The House of Representatives: Libyan NationalContinue reading “We Can’t Forget Libya”

Elbit Systems and Our Security

Have you ever heard of Elbit Systems? They’re one of the world’s top defensive technology systems, covering products such as surveillance tech, unmanned aircraft, and cyber defences. They primarily sell to the US, Europe and their allies, though in recent years they have increased trade with countries in the Asia Pacific. With the rise inContinue reading “Elbit Systems and Our Security”

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”

What On Earth Are The Idlib Talks?

Erdogan and Putin are both notorious for their brutal, control seizing corruption and unbending wills. Both are deemed dangerous by the West, and rightly so. So what’s going to happen with these two dictators when they go head-to-head in a major argument? Well, over here we’re going to be grabbing the popcorn. But my guessContinue reading “What On Earth Are The Idlib Talks?”

What The Hell’s Happening With The Armenian Army?

Raise your hands if you’re from Armenia! I’ve got to admit, I’ve not had much exposure to Armenia. I don’t know a lot about the culture, or the economy, or the history. It’s what I love about writing this blog, I get to learn new things and share them with people. And today, I’ve foundContinue reading “What The Hell’s Happening With The Armenian Army?”

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”

The Glencoe Slaughter

Glencoe is a poignant tragedy that still marks the Scottish national identity. The memory of those who died there is still strong, despite it being just over 300 years ago, and still has a significant impact on the people today. So what actually happened? It was 1692, in the Scottish highlands. It was remote andContinue reading “The Glencoe Slaughter”

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”

The Future of Anglo-Franco Relations

In the wake of Brexit, the relationship between the UK and Europe has become naturally strained, thus evoking a vast array of concerns from different nations. Today, we are going to examine France’s concerns over a more distant relationship with the UK, and what it could mean for future international exchanges.First, let’s have a glance backContinue reading “The Future of Anglo-Franco Relations”

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