Understanding Libya chaos

Some hours before publishing this article, as many as nine hundred migrants were feared to have lost their lives in the warm vernal waters of the Mediterranean Sea following the capsizing of a ship in the Strait of Sicily, between southern Italy and Tunisia. The umpteenth massacre of illegal immigrants, namely men and women who pay thousands…

The (scattered) terrorist empire

The recent succession of terrorist attacks upsetting what was once known as the first world, most notably the onset against the headquarters of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo and the dramatic hostage taking in Ottawa, have substantially turned the public eye’s spotlight on the extremist threat in the West. It happened in a manner comparable…