Understanding extremist terrorism

While I hate to talk about such a grim, dark topic, terrorism is running rampant across the globe, and there just seems to be no end. In 2017, the face of terrorism are organisations like ISIS. So, what exactly is terrorism? Merriam-Webster calls terrorism “the use of violent acts to frighten the people in an area as a way of trying to achieve a political … Continue reading Understanding extremist terrorism

True colours: Istanbul terror attack

I’m going to get in here before people start hashtagging ‪#‎PrayForIstanbul‬ or the like. It’s deeply saddening that it only resonates to people when places like Paris or Brussels are attacked. Why the double standard?  Are places like Ankara not important enough? Are the daily attacks in Syria and Gaza not cool enough to talk about? I’m sure that most people haven’t even heard about what happened … Continue reading True colours: Istanbul terror attack