Surveying Opinion on Withdrawing US Troops from Afghanistan and South Korea

The Trump administration has repeatedly threatened to withdraw troops abroad, including those in two Asian countries facing vastly different security conditions, Afghanistan and South Korea. While the economic and political factors behind potential withdrawals receives growing attention, American public opinion lags behind, despite piecemeal evidence that a sizable portion of the American public remains concerned […]

New York group trying to turn experiences of imprisonment into something positive – Channel 4 News

The American dream has become the African American nightmare. The words of one of the founders of a grassroots group called Holla – who are trying to turn their experiences of imprisonment into something positive. Instead of anger against a system they say is rife with racism and class prejudice – they want to start […]

Charges against police officer upgraded to second-degree murder in the death of George Floyd; three more officers charged

A fired Minneapolis police officer will face a more serious murder charge and three other sacked officers will be charged as aiding and abetting in the death of an unarmed black man that triggered eight days of nationwide protest, court documents said on Wednesday. George Floyd, 46, died after Derek Chauvin, a white policeman, knelt […]

‘The UK doesn’t need to involve itself more than necessary’, says Dr Lina Khatib on rising US-Iran tensions – Channel 4 News

5 Jan 2020 The Foreign Office has strengthened its travel advice for Iran and Iraq since the assassination of General Soleimani. The Foreign Office has strengthened its travel advice for Iran and Iraq since the assassination of General Soleimani. Only essential travel to the countries is advised. But hundreds of people are still in there. […]