The Boys that Dance: Afghanistan’s Questionable Practice of Bacha Bazi

After the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001, the attention of the world pivoted towards Afghanistan. Throughout the years that followed, a constant flow of violence and terror filled new screens around the world. When one thinks of the nearly twenty years of the US-led military presence in Afghanistan, certain phrases and words eventually seep into … Continue reading The Boys that Dance: Afghanistan’s Questionable Practice of Bacha Bazi

Why the Battle of Marawi was a political turning point within South-East Asia

It could be argued that the Battle of Marawi that existed from March to October 2017 within the Philippines was a political turning point for South-East Asia. This essay will examine what specifically the Battle of Marawi was and what is its significance for the region. The following points will be examined in detail: ASEAN … Continue reading Why the Battle of Marawi was a political turning point within South-East Asia