The fall of the ISIS caliphate on March 23, 2019 marks a shift in Syria and the U.S. counterterrorism strategy for the future. Photo Credit: Reuters By: Adrienne Thompson, Columnist On March 23, 2019, US backed Kurdish forces defeated ISIS’s last occupied Syrian village. Subsequently, President Trump announced the liberation of 100% of ISIS territory … Continue reading Degraded Not Defeated: A Proposition for Forming a New US Security Strategy for Syria
The U.S. should prioritize Pakistan as a nuclear threat as the country's' nuclear arsenal continues to rapidly grow as a deterrent from India aggression while Pakistani affiliated terrorist organizations raise the chances of a conflict. Photo Credit: Reuters. By: Adrienne Thompson, Columnist Pakistan's nuclear arsenal remains exposed to terrorist organizations holding anti-western sentiments as Pakistan's … Continue reading Could Pakistan Provoke a Nuclear War?
Migrants walk through a field near the Greece-Macedonia border on August 27, 2016 (Robert Atanasovski/AFP/Getty Images) By: Adrienne Thompson, Columnist Since the onset of the migrant crisis in 2015, the European Union (EU) has struggled to process migrants, secure its borders, and reduce political tensions to halt the rise of far-right movements. In order to … Continue reading EU’s Future Border Defense Plan is in Disarray