U.S. Adopts Israeli Tactic in New ISIS Bombings

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Photo by David B. Gleason via Flickr On Tuesday, April 26th the United States adopted a unique Israeli tactic in its fight against ISIS: exploding a missile above a building to warn civilians inside that it’s about to be bombed in an effort to get civilians out before they are hit. By using an aircraft and other intelligence assets to …

Remembering 100 Days of Slaughter: The Rwandan Genocide

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Monday marked the 20th anniversary of one of the worst atrocities in human history—the Rwandan Genocide. On April 7, 1994, a massacre commenced; 100 days later, an estimated 800,000 Rwandans were slain. A commemoration, which was attended by numerous world leaders and thousands of Rwandans, took place in the nation’s capital city of Kigali. President Paul Kagame began the event by …

Central African Republic Receives First Female President

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Amidst the absence of a formal government, on Monday, January 20, a transitional parliament appointed Catherine Samba-Panza, 58, as interim president of the war-torn Central African Republic (CAR). She will serve as the CAR’s very first female president. Samba-Panza, a businesswoman and mayor of the nation’s capital of Bangui, will be entrusted with the task of restoring order and stability …

Dominican Court to Revoke the Citizenship of Thousands

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Due to a recent Dominican Republic (DR) court ruling, over 200,000 Dominican citizens are in danger of becoming stateless. According to the court, all individuals of ‘migrant background’ born in the DR since 1929 will have their citizenship questioned and possibly revoked. The controversial verdict stands to severely affect the descendants of Haitian immigrants residing in the country. “We really …