Articles by: David King

Syria: Business as Usual

August 19, 2013 11:15 am2 comments
Syria: Business as Usual

As helicopters fall from the sky and cities are levelled by bombings, President Obama sits cosily in the oval office conducting business as usual. Apparently Libyan lives are more valuable than Syrian lives. You may argue that NATO invaded Libya, not the US, but NATO is primarily an American run […]

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Charities And Capitalism: Nice Try

June 17, 2013 7:12 pm0 comments
Charities And Capitalism: Nice Try

From our very first breath, we are wrapped in an environment that we cannot possibly make sense of. As we progress through our modern lives, we are given scraps of information regarding our surroundings, social structures and organization, and even our place in the setting. While these tiny pieces of […]

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The Reasons for South Sudan

June 2, 2012 4:34 pm0 comments
The Reasons for South Sudan

As the first year of an independent South Sudan nears its end, the prospects for peace and diplomacy between the new country and its northern neighbour seem to be increasingly bleak. On July 9th of last year [[1]], South Sudan seceded from the government in Khartoum and has since played […]

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The US Proxy War in Yemen

March 29, 2012 4:09 pm4 comments
The US Proxy War in Yemen

Whilst the mainstream media has recently been bombarding the average viewer or reader with war stories from Syria, Libya, Iraq or Afghanistan, the war in Yemen is hardly getting any attention. Indeed neither are any of Washington’s other proxy wars, which also include operations in Pakistan, Somalia and Sudan[1]. However, […]

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