Tension Increases Between Iran and US Vessels in Persian Gulf

Tension Increases Between Iran and US Vessels in Persian Gulf

Warning shots were fired during an altercation between two U.S. vessels and three Iranian military speed boats in international waters on April 27, 2021. The Navy reports this is the second time Revolutionary Guard harassed American ships in the past 30 days escalating the tensions between the two countries. In the most recent situation, “three […]

Political Rhetoric Linking Migration to Coronavirus Stokes Up Xenophobia

Political Rhetoric Linking Migration to Coronavirus Stokes Up Xenophobia

The recent comments by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orb├ín, which links migration to the spread of the coronavirus, represents cheap political rhetoric aimed at denigrating the immigrant community in Hungary. Arguably, this is in line with some far-right-wing camps in Europe who are stoking up xenophobic fears against refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants at a […]

Iran After the Nuclear Deal

Iran After the Nuclear Deal

The Pentagon announced that the United States would send 1,000 additional forces to the Middle East amongst tension with the Iranian government. Also, they will deploy more military resources into the region. The announcement was stated on Monday, June 6, 2019. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stated that with the advice of the Chairman of […]

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