February 1, 2023

ISIL in the Caribbean: Why Trinidadians fight in Syria and Iraq

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By Juliana Ruhfus From AlJazeera How did the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago become the nation with the highest number of ISIS recruits per capita in the Western Hemisphere? Caribbean to Caliphate – there are few films I have made that received similar, curious interest from friends and colleagues. Usually after a few seconds […]

A rupture in Europe, but whose politics will prevail?

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By Rachel Shabi From AlJazeer t’s a bleakly depressing map – an aptly illustrative closing curtain on a bleakly depressing year. Bad enough that the nightmarish war in Syria unleashed the biggest refugee crisis since World War II. Horrendous enough that the menace of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s deadly bombs, along with the Islamic State of […]