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The Yemen crisis: a comprehensive study from Ottoman rule to COVID-19

Yemen is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis and one of its most frequently forgotten. How did Yemen disintegrate so tragically and so completely? Like many other Middle Eastern conflicts, the answer lies in colonial division, sectarian tensions, and the Iranian-Saudi proxy war being waged with US and British support. Before examining the history in detail, Read More…

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The Hong Kong protests: a comprehensive study

At midnight on the 1 July 1997, 156 years of British colonial rule ended in Hong Kong. This date also marked the end of the British Empire, and Hong Kong was returned to China. Despite the assurances of the Joint Declaration, in the 23 years since the transferral of Hong Kong to Chinese sovereignty, long seated antagonism in Hong Kong against China has been building since 1997.