More than seventy years ago, on the 6th of August 1945, Little Boy was dropped on Hiroshima. Little Boy, an inappropriately innocent name for the an atomic bomb, was released at 08:15 and detonated about 600 metres above the ground. Despite being more than 70 years ago – there are many lessons in what happened that day and how it changed the world.
With the recent passing away of baby Riley John Hughes on Tuesday 17 March 2015, the vaccination debate has returned to the forefront of the media and has once again highlighted the dangers of decreasing vaccination levels.
Recently, Vladimir Putin – the President of the Russian Federation – went missing for 10 days and had the whole world in uproar. Now that he has resurfaced, the multitude of rumours seem a little foolish. But what this does show us, is that the world sees this President as an interesting enigma. So who, really, is Vladimir Putin?
The recent terrorist attacks in Sydney and Paris bring the much discussed topic of terrorist radicalization back to the foreground. What are the common misconceptions, who becomes radicalized and how can we tell?
Even before ISIL rose to power through utter brutality and sheer terror, debate has raged over the origins of the crisis in Iraq. Just how and why has the USA become embroiled in sectarian war in Iraq? Who holds the smoking gun?
Since 1959 the relations between The United States and Cuba have been frosty at best and on the edge of war at their worst. Now it looks like this might all finally change.