Daily Archive: August 21, 2019

Confirmation Bias Explains the Misportrayal of Russia’s UNSC Stance Towards Kashmir

Russia reaffirmed its unchanged and decades-long position of supporting India’s stance towards Kashmir twice in the past week, yet the tweets that were made by its Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN during the UNSC meeting on this issue are being misinterpreted because of wishful thinking confirmation bias. Last week’s closed door meeting on Kashmir at the UNSC sparked a...

South Yemen Is Already Functionally Independent Even if It’s Not Recognized as Such

The Southern Transitional Council’s liberation of the former South Yemeni capital of Aden from the Saudi-backed Islah Islamists has restored the independence of the Old Cold War-era country. STC vs. Islah It was bound to happen sooner than later, but the Southern Transitional Council (STC) once again liberated the former South Yemeni capital of Aden from the Saudi-backed Islah Islamists...