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U.S. Soldiers depart Forward Operating Base Baylough, Afghanistan, June 16, 2010, to conduct a patrol. The Soldiers are from 1st Platoon, Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment. (DoD photo by Staff Sgt. William Tremblay, U.S. Army/Released)

The US is Out of Ideas in Afghanistan

Afghanistan has been a policy dilemma for 16 years now and it seems that US strategy is unable to reach the level of creativity or nuance necessary to inflict lasting damage on the Taliban and ISIL in the country. Last night, President Trump announced an increase in the troop-presence in Afghanistan without referencing a specific number, though several generals have […]

by · 22nd August 2017 · Blog
Top MEP: EU-Iran Free Trade Deal “in not too distant future”

Top MEP: EU-Iran Free Trade Deal “in not too distant future”

In this interview, Parliament Street’s Clare Ambrosino hears from Seán Kelly MEP. Seán is Ireland’s only member of the European Parliament’s Delegation for relations with Iran. He is the Leader of Fine Gael in the European Parliament and was appointed to this role by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny on August 4th, 2014.   Q. How did the election of President Rouhani facilitate […]

Opinion: How the West is Failing Libya

Opinion: How the West is Failing Libya

  Tom Lahey argues that the West should be doing more to protect Libya from the evil forces of ISIL. In 2011, an opportunity presented itself to the Western powers to intervene in a revolution in Libya and overthrow long-time dictator Muammar Gaddafi. NATO- led by Britain and France, with support from other allies including the United States- provided much […]

by · 16th February 2015 · Uncategorized
Drones4U

Drones4U

By Matthew Gass The Predator is currently the face of Unmanned Arial Vehicles. Events in Germany show that might be changing Abe Karem, the aerospace engineer credited as the inventor of the modern Unmanned Arial Vehicle (UAV), was quoted as saying “I was not the guy who put missiles on the Predator”. Someone did though, and over the past few […]

by · 19th June 2013 · Blog