Yet Another Oil War: What is Causing the Current Tensions between Russia and Saudi Arabia?

With the chaotic events of 2020, many people may not have noticed the new conflict between the Saudis and the Russians between their oil prices and production. Since the start of 2020, oil prices have been going down in price to a record low level of 60% in 3 months. With the two countries dealing … Continue reading Yet Another Oil War: What is Causing the Current Tensions between Russia and Saudi Arabia?

Counter-Terrorism & Security Opinion: How to Eliminate Al-Shabaab and Save Somali Innocents – A ‘Books-Not-Bombs’ approach to US Foreign Policy in the Horn of Africa

As former undersecretary of state Wendy Sherman said, 'The US believes a stable, federal Somalia with a credible national government in Mogadishu is in the best interest of all Somalis' (USIP 2014)[1]. US Security policy in Somalia is complex and vast. No matter the issue, whether it be: political corruption, humanitarian crises, or terrorism - … Continue reading Counter-Terrorism & Security Opinion: How to Eliminate Al-Shabaab and Save Somali Innocents – A ‘Books-Not-Bombs’ approach to US Foreign Policy in the Horn of Africa