The Persecution Times

Current Affairs to Know

Tag: International Relations

What are the Israeli Settlements? | Settlements Part 1
Articles, Blog, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

What are the Israeli Settlements? | Settlements Part 1

– Settlements, this word is associated with many other names, both negative and positive. West Bank, Judea and Samaria, occupation, disputed territories, in this miniseries on settlements, we’re going to unpack the ideas behind those controversial terms. Today, many consider

Read More
Israeli settlements, explained | Settlements Part I
Articles, Blog, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Israeli settlements, explained | Settlements Part I

This is me driving in what I think is one of the most bizarre places in the world. I just crossed over from Israel into the West Bank. If you look at a map of where I am right now,

Read More
International politics | Wikipedia audio article
Articles, Blog, , , , , , , , , ,

International politics | Wikipedia audio article

International relations (IR) or international affairs (IA) — commonly also referred to as international studies (IS), global studies (GS), or global affairs (GA) — is the study of interconnectedness of politics, economics and law on a global level. Depending on

Read More
Why Iraq’s great rivers are dying
Articles, Blog, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Why Iraq’s great rivers are dying

This is the Shatt al-Arab. The river that winds through the city of Basra, here, in Southern Iraq. It was once one of the most important waterways in the Middle East: Here lies the great port of Basra, at the

Read More
Divided island: How Haiti and the DR became two worlds
Articles, Blog, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Divided island: How Haiti and the DR became two worlds

Let’s pause here. I’m driving on the road that separates Haiti from the Dominican Republic. Right here. It’s the border that divides two very different countries. If you’re born in Haiti, you’re 2.5 times more likely to die as a

Read More
International affairs | Wikipedia audio article
Articles, Blog, , , , , , , , , ,

International affairs | Wikipedia audio article

International relations (IR) or international affairs (IA) — commonly also referred to as international studies (IS), global studies (GS), or global affairs (GA) — is the study of interconnectedness of politics, economics and law on a global level. Depending on

Read More
India’s Geography Problem
Articles, Blog, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

India’s Geography Problem

This video was made possible by Squarespace. Build your web presence for 10% by going to squarespace.com/Wendover. India is a bit of an anomaly on the world stage. It’s a massive 1.2 billion person strong country stretching thousands of miles

Read More
Brazil’s Geography Problem
Articles, Blog, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Brazil’s Geography Problem

This video was made possible by Skillshare. Learn from 21,000 classes for free for two months at https://skl.sh/wendover3. There are plenty of lines you can draw on the globe but perhaps none is more consequential than the equator. Of the

Read More
China’s Geography Problem
Articles, Blog, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

China’s Geography Problem

This video was made possible by Squarespace. Build your custom website for 10% off by going to squarespace.com/wendover. China is a country both blessed and cursed by geography. On one hand its land has allowed the country to grow to

Read More
A history of the Kashmir conflict | The Economist