Sunday Orinya

ISIS and West Africa attraction By Sunday Orinya

Owing to the devastating defeat it suffered in Syria at both military and ideological levels, the Islamic State appears to be in search of an alternative location away from the Middle East. The French newspaper, Le Figaro, in recent article titled “Africa is ISIS’s New Goal,” states [...]

Fri, 20 September 2019

Rethinking US-African relations

Recently, the leadership of the United States of America intensified efforts in reinvigorating its relations in Africa. This has become expedient because of the growing influence of China and Russia in the region.  A number of strategies are being put in place for cooperation in various fiel [...]

Fri, 26 July 2019

The Russia adventure in Syria

The nexus between foreign policy and public opinion came out forcefully in the aftermath of the Russian military airstrikes in Syria between September last year and March this year. The military action was a demonstration of Russia's increasing influence in the Middle East and indeed the world aft [...]

Tue, 26 April 2016

Syria Crisis: A Reflection

During a visit to Greece last December, United States Secretary of States, Mr. John Kerry said the “the rebel forces and the Syrian regime must cooperate to defeat ISIS”. Kerry did not give any condition under which the rebels who are sworn enemies of the Bashar Assad regime will share the [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016



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