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 […]

Iran Has Officially Released Nizar Zakka

Iran Has Officially Released Nizar Zakka

On June 11, 2019, Lebanese native and United States resident Nizar Zakka, landed in Beirut after being permanently released from Iranian captivity, according to his attorney. Zakka was imprisoned for years after being convicted of spying by Iran, though the charges in the closed-door trial were unspecified. It was reported that in September of 2015, […]

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