The conflict in the Holy Land and the Palestinian territories goes back to 1947, when the UK terminated its protectorate over the area in order to give the Israelis and the Palestinians the chance to decide on their fate. Unfortunately, after seven decades of continuous conflict, the situation seems far from reaching a solution. Lydia, […]
Etiqueta: Debates From The Observatory
Yemen has recently become one of the main focus of conflict in the Middle East. Saudi Arabia, Iran, the UK, the US… have conflicting interests involved in the area, that make peace seem rather impossible. Today Yasmin, Mariam, Alejandra, Gonzalo and Agustin will sum up the main positions around the conflict.
In this program we do not discuss only issues of international politics, but also problems and topics that are present in the minds of everyone. One leading discussion has to do with public healthcare: should it be mandatory for governments? Or is it an unnecessary expense that states should leave up to private initiative? Marina, […]
In the last years migration has become a relevant issue in international politics. The topic is especially controverted in those places were unstable borders exist, the frontier between the US and Mexico being one of them. Today Noelia, Iris, Fátima, Perrine and Sophie will discuss the topic, analyzing the main arguments that defenders and opposers […]
In today’s program, Waad Ahmed is going to tell us about the Syrian War and what the international attitude towards it should be. A very interesting topic, provided that just now ISIS is losing strength and territories and the Syrian War, according to some observers, seems close to the end. https://www.ivoox.com/debates-from-the-observatory-syrian-war-and-r2p-audios-mp3_rf_31554145_1.html
“Debates from the observatory” moves far from politics today, in order to address a very important issue: global warming and greenhouse effect. Is it a reality that shows the point to which humankind has stressed the Planet, or is it just something that politicians and social movements have made up to harm specific economic and […]
We have just finished discussing the rise of the far-right parties when now we must address another phenomenon that is related to it: the refugee crisis in Europe. In recent times we have become familiar with news of thousands of people dying in the Mediterranean; we have seen people escaping their home countries just because […]