More Than Just a Forgotten War: An Abandoned People

In March, 2015, the civilian population in Yemen was struck with disaster. Pinned between two opponents, the Saudi Arabia-led coalition, supported by the United States, and the Houthi forces, the Middle East’s poorest country, Yemen, (as reported by The New York Times), experienced the deadliest terror attack to occur there up to that date, TheContinue reading “More Than Just a Forgotten War: An Abandoned People”

Famine, War, and Disease: Why South Sudan Cannot Catch a Break

Ever since its independence from Sudan in 2011, the newly formed state of South Sudan has faced social, political and economic instability despite the efforts of countless forms of humanitarian aid and support. Earlier this year, the United Nations declared famine in parts of war-torn South Sudan where around 100,000 people face starvation and millionsContinue reading “Famine, War, and Disease: Why South Sudan Cannot Catch a Break”