Category Wars

An explanation on what is happening with Russia and Ukraine Unrest in 2014

Found this great explanation on Reddit, hope that it will help you understand. Link to comment on Reddit. “The version I’ll tell is controversial, but the most accurate. Russian President Vladimir Putin has envisioned a return of Russia to superpower status. In order for the now re-energized nation to do this, it must win influence […]

Brutal video shows all-out street war in Kiev, death toll rises in fresh clashes

“Latest images show street riots in Kiev on the morning of Thursday, Februray 20, 2014. News media has filmed protesters being shot at in front of hotel Ukraina as clashes continue in the Ukrainian capital. The number of victims is still rising, news agencies say at least 25+ people have been killed.” – “A woman […]

At Least 25 Killed in Ukraine Protests, Photos, Videos

I can't stop returning to this image from #Kiev earlier today. What words were exchanged? Photo by Vlad Sodel/Reuters pic.twitter.com/EcKJemw7ef — Vaughn Wallace (@vaughnwallace) February 18, 2014     “West readies sanctions. Yanukovich slams coup bid.” – Reuters “Ukraine crisis, EU readies Sanctions” – The Guardian Ukraine’s president is blaming opposition leaders for the latest deadly […]

The human cost of extra-judicial military drone strikes in Pakistan – Documentary

US drones attacks have killed more than 2000 people. This heartbreaking film bears witness to people in a remote part of Pakistan near the Afghan border whose lives continue to be shattered by the attacks. “This child was killed in an attack too”, says a local journalist as he flicks through photos of drone attack […]

Ground Zero Syria: Chapter 1 (Parts 1-6) – VICE Documentary #GROUNDZEROSYRIA #Syria

In 2012 VICE commissioned photographer and videographer Robert King to document the civil war that has been ravaging Syria for the past two years. Largely based on Aleppo, Robert’s footage of the violent conflict that continues to unfold in the region is perhaps one of the most thorough and brutally honest documents of a war […]

The Taliban’s War on Women – Afghanistan – Documentary – Women’s Rights

Taliban violence against women in Afghanistan has never gone away. Disturbing stories of suppression and brutality show a society hanging in the balance. It’s over a decade since the US invasion of Afghanistan, but Taliban authority appears to be rising once more. As violence against women escalates in the country, how much has actually changed […]

Collection of Syrian War Conflict Articles, PDFs, Maps, Photos

The Latest: View printable PDFs of Syria articles HERE. Beginning of Conflict: Will add these later, THIS PAGE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION. US Response: UK Response: China Response: Russia Response: UN Response: About Syrian Civil War:  Wikipedia Entry + or read PDF Syrian Civil War – PDF of Wikipedia Article: The Syrian civil war, also known as Syrian uprising or Syrian crisis (Arabic: الأزمة […]

Israel: Ballistic missiles detected by Russia radars part of joint US test

Israel says two ballistic “objects” picked up by Russian radars earlier were part of missile tests it was carrying out in conjunction with the US. “President Bashar al-Assad has threatened retaliation against France, if it takes part in military strikes on his forces. In an interview with Le Figaro, he said there would be “repercussions” […]

President Obama Speaks on Syria and Meets With Lawmakers

President Obama speaks on the situation in Syria from the White House Rose Garden. August 31, 2013. President Obama said Tuesday he is confident that Congress will vote to authorize military action against Syria, and that he is willing to work with lawmakers on the wording of a specific resolution. “We have high confidence that […]

Documentary BBC – A History of Syria (2013)

“Robin Barnwell, who directed and produced ‘A History of Syria with Dan Snow’, explains the challenges of filiming amid the conflict, and describes the spirit of the Syrian people he met. The Syrian Airlines jet performed an alarming dive on its nighttime approach into Damascus airport in an attempt to avoid any hostile fire. The […]