The war in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which never makes world headlines, is by far the worst crisis in numbers of people killed and uprooted, before Syria, Yemen and other severely war-torn areas in the XXI century. It is one of three countries in the world declared a level three emergency by the United Nations.
- The Arab spring uprising opened the way to public debates inconceivable in North African countries before 2011. Yet, the reaction of the Cairo authorities has been very hostile to “free thinkers”, including citizens who eschew religion.
- Maria Saadeh is a former independent member of the Syrian parliament (2012–2016). Nowadays she travels all over the world to represent Syrian civil society at public conferences. While in Milan, ResetDOC had the chance to interview her to find out more about her role as an observer and to get her take on the prospects for peace.
- There is no doubt that seven years after the Egyptian revolution, elections are over and the plebiscite is back.
- On 20 March 2003 the invasion of Iraq, led by United States to overthrow Saddam Hussein’s Regime began.
- As the elections near, there is no question that Vladimir Putin is certain to begin his fourth mandate as president of the Russian Federation.
- Religions are reemerging in the social, political, and economic spheres, in the context of the current crisis of the nation-state, illustrating the limits of secular institutions and ideologies.
- Is Daesh really over? Unfortunately not, and the organization can take advantage of the chaotic situations in both Iraq and Syria.
- Divided and united by the sea: the strategic partnership between the Arab Gulf states and India is on the rise, underscored by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to the United Arab Emirates and Oman.
- The first aggravated life sentences for journalists since the failed coup of July 15, 2016 have been handed down in Turkey.
- Before embarking on his European ‘renaissance tour’ Erdoğan had expressed his doctrine rather clearly, stating that, “we must reduce the number of our enemies and increase that of our friends.”