After enduring what was a storm of harmattan breeze through the night, I eventually dragged myself up at daybreak to prepare for work in the cold. It doesn’t help that I battle with nasal allergies, as the minty breeze started to make my nose twitch and run. But, I can’t complain. I absolutely love harmattan and the flu comes with the territory.
What I didn’t prepare for, however, was the mess that was my Twitter trend list.
As is custom, I jumped on Twitter once I opened my eyes and… I started to see something about World War 3. I checked the trend list and it’s looking like this:
Twitter Trend List
Of course I immediately read up and apparently Mr. Trump had ordered a strike targeting and killing a certain Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani who is popular in the middle East as for his fierce resistance to the United States’ international policies. Mr. Trump ordered the strike without consulting Congress, of course.
And now, there are drums and insinuations of a World War – the third of its kind.
Now, I’m not much of a historian but I know wars of any kind are not good. Nobody wins. Deaths, tears, pain and anguish; Wars …read more