Democracy Chronicles author Steve Schneider interviews ex-pat American Jason Meursault who shares his overseas perspective on the Capitol riot.
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The holding of elections in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and Gaza will be a crucial step towards Palestinian unity.
Iranian cyber actors were behind online death threats targeting US election officials, the FBI announced on Wednesday, CNN.
When the Arab Spring broke out there was much hope for reforms. However, a decade on, the hope that it would bring democracy to the Arab world looks lost.
Cyberattacks on elections are still a major concern. Microsoft is warning that it is seeing an increase in such attacts on its customers.
“Anti-Americanism lies at the core of [Iran’s] state ideology, which casts [it] as the defender of Muslims against an expansionist, [USA], (Wang Xiyue).
On August 4, 2020, a blast destroyed much of Lebanon’s Beirut port and half the city. The corrupt nature of the country means impunity needs to be averted.
On August 4, 2020, a blast devastated Beirut’s port and half the city. This comes against the backdrop of deep corruption and a crumbling political system.
[The] slow-moving disaster that has been the last 45 years of the Lebanese Republic should serve as a warning to multi-ethnic countries who can’t “get it together” – like ours now…
Why is Israel bashing like hockey in Canada, drinking furniture stripper methanol in Russia, or shooting in the US – why is it such a popular pastime?