Longest Government Shutdown in US History

Holly Sampson, BA Middle Eastern Studies and World Philosophies The US Government Shutdown commenced on 22 December and is the longest government shutdown in US history. The shutdown began due to a disagreement between President Donald Trump and the Democrats, surrounding Trump’s call for $5.7 billion in taxpayer’s money to proceed with the construction of […]

Obama wants to sort out Iraq in three years, without putting boots on the ground.

Kay Lee, LLB Law What makes the U.S. so sure this time? ISIS: clearly a threat and clearly barbaric, regardless of whether you identify with religion or believe God is as real as Middle Earth. The President has recently sought authorisation to fight the Islamic State on the grounds of “enduring offensive ground forces” and […]