Last week, the Swiss and foreign media perceived the Federal Council’s decision as a fatal blow to the country’s neutrality. Since most of our followers live in Switzerland, we wanted to share a historical and legal background on neutrality and speculate on what might be at stake for the country.
Mozambique has not put an end to the 2017 insurrection in the province of Cabo Delgado. The Cabo Delgado residents have been fleeing their homes and facing violence as the government is fighting with the insurgents. Stakes are high as the Mozambican government has not found a peaceful solution and foreign allies have send troops in the country.
The Israeli-Palestine conflict’s roots are complex and sensitive. For more than seven decades, the Israeli-Palestine issue has evolved through conflicts, land occupations, wars, coalitions, deaths, and cease fires. But recent events have dramatically changed perspectives and raised new questions.
From the monarchy, the independence to the reunification of the country, Yemen faced several conflicts and wars that consequently affect the political, economic as well as the social and governmental stability of the territory. These conflicts led the country to a huge humanitarian crisis, one of the worst in the world.
The beginning of 2020 witnessed a series of conflicts and social unrest in Kazakhstan. The social unrest started with a local protest against the doubled fuel prices and soon escalated and expanded across the country. Although social order has been restored, questions about Kazakhstan’s political future remain unanswered.
The conflict between the Turkish government and the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) – recognised as a terrorist organisation by Turkey, the U.S. and the EU – has been going on for about 35 years. After two and a half year-long peace negotiations, the conflict broke out again in summer 2015.
Tensions between China and Taiwan are one of the major concerns in international relations. This issue does not only concern China and Taiwan but also concerns the core interest of the world peace.
Since the gaining of independence, the Central African Republic experienced 3 three main coups d’etat, several civil wars, and multiple rebellions that weakened the country and its stability. The chronic corruption, poverty, an unstable government, a lack of suitable infrastructure, and porous borders continue to jeopardize Central African Republic’s stability.
It has been almost eight years that this warfare took over the Russian-Ukrainian borders. Although the ceasefire protocols have been implemented, the hostilities have not stopped.
One of the world’s most deadly conflicts is in Mexico. The Mexican government has declared war on its drug cartels to end the violence.