On a recent visit to Iraq, I saw a tale of two countries: one of progress, and one of destruction. Deeper within those stories are lessons on how to deal with global insecurity, terrorism, and an unprecedented global refugee crisis.

APOLOGY TO READERS Impakter, as a result of a story about a fraudster uncovered this week by BBC Brazil, has taken down an interview of Eduardo Martins that was published on 6th June 2016. Mr. Martins had presented himself to our editorial

Editor's Note: This is the second of a two-part interview. The first part was published on the 26th of April and can be found here. In the Photo:  A sniper belonging to the Kurdish special forces takes aim during a small

A major Western newspaper, The Independent, on 24 November 2016, reported that 20 million of Shia Muslims took part in one “of the biggest marches in the world”, described as an anti-ISIS demonstration “as they travel through Iraq in celebration

Water politics is the thirst for power through water. As water becomes an increasingly scarce resource, we will see its presence grow in global discourses, negotiations, and conflicts. Although water was considered essential for the realization of most human rights, it

What we are seeing in Europe is a consequence of the destabilization of the Middle East by the West that in turn has led to an acute destabilization of the West through the influx of refugees from the Middle East.

On August 3rd, 2014, the jihadist armies of the self-proclaimed Islamic Caliphate invaded and conquered the region of Sinjar in Northern Iraq. The elders of Sinjar were gunned to death. The men were murdered. And the women were dragged from

In the wake of this new shift in oil prices, countries that rely heavily on exporting crude oil are beginning to feel their budgets tighten. To stave off unemployment and possible social unrest, some states are taking drastic measures to increase

The Year Ahead for American Politics on Immigration “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to be free.” So goes the exemplary quote inscribed on the Statue of Liberty. Since that iconic bronze statue was dedicated in New

Note from the Editor: In these hours, following the tragic killing of innocents in Paris and Beirut,  our thoughts are with the people of France and Lebanon. Impakter is a global publication. Our team comes from every corner of our beloved World.

70 years after the founding of the United Nations, the world is on the verge of collapsing under its own internal contradictions and under the growing gap between rich and poor; on the refugee issue, the European Union is more

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