International

German Military Spending: The crucial decisions of Chancellor Angela Merkel in her fourth term

By October 20, 2017

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The future of Germany’s military was at stake during the nation’s September election. Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged to increase defense spending, which will help… Read More ›

The War in Afghanistan: Stopping It Could Do More Harm Than Good

By October 20, 2017

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On September 18th, Donald Trump announced the continuation of the longest war in American history. Around 2,400 American soldiers have lost their lives in the… Read More ›

The Rohingya Genocide: A textbook example of ethnic cleansing

By October 20, 2017

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Violence against the Rohingya, a small ethnic group based in Myanmar, has escalated to the point of genocide, and only international efforts can end the… Read More ›

Yemen’s Civil War: The Forgotten Massacre

By October 20, 2017

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More than 4,600 civilians killed. More than 8,000 civilians injured. More than three million civilians forced from their homes. More than 18.8 million civilians in… Read More ›

Updates on Macron: Covering The Problems With $30,700 of Makeup

By October 20, 2017

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Following Trump’s election and Britain’s decision to leave the EU, France’s youngest president ever sworn into office brought with him hope for a reformed labor… Read More ›

U.S. Syrian Policy: What Comes Next? An end to the war, but not the conflict

By October 20, 2017

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The primary obstacle in fixing global issues is that the general public is rarely sufficiently informed. We frequently focus on the most recent topics dominating… Read More ›

“Let She Alone”

By August 27, 2017

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Feathered headdresses reflect the bright sun, flamboyant floats reach for the sky, and a blur of vibrant colors dance through the streets of Port of… Read More ›

Election In The Gambia: A Fresh Start

By August 13, 2017

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In Africa, democracy is hard to come by, but for The Gambia, a small West African nation surrounded by Senegal, that dream may just be… Read More ›

Is Angie Losing Ground?: Refugee Immigration Affecting Angela Merkel

By August 6, 2017

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“Angie,” as many Germans call her, faces pressing new issues. While the infamous wall between Mexico and America has yet to be constructed, the fear… Read More ›

“Dictator Maduro”: Venezuelans protest against President Maduro’s government

“Dictator Maduro”: Venezuelans protest against President Maduro’s government

By May 28, 2017

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April 13 is a day meant to celebrate a major milestone in Venezuela’s independence from its formidable Spanish colonizers. This year, while President Nicolás Maduro… Read More ›

Sri Lanka in recovery: facing a government that listens only to gunshots

Sri Lanka in recovery: facing a government that listens only to gunshots

By May 28, 2017

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Eight years out from bloody civil war, Sri Lanka is still healing. You need look no further than the fiery chain of comments from Sri… Read More ›

Muslims in Myanmar: the enduring persecution of the Rohingya

Muslims in Myanmar: the enduring persecution of the Rohingya

By May 28, 2017

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Considered the “most friendless people in the world,” the Rohingya’s conditions have only been deteriorating. A small Muslim minority in Myanmar, the Rohingya have endured… Read More ›

Sending a message: Trump’s necessary missile strike against Syria

By May 28, 2017

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In 2013, the Syrian military launched a chemical attack on a suburb in Damascus killing over 1,400 people. President Obama sought authorization of force from… Read More ›

South Korea: Political corruption runs rampant

South Korea: Political corruption runs rampant

By March 9, 2017

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Citizens require a leader who can provide an honorable example to follow. On November 18, 2016, South Korean citizens gathered at one of Korea’s largest… Read More ›

Get Your Priorities Straight: The Economic Chaos in Venezuela

Get Your Priorities Straight: The Economic Chaos in Venezuela

By March 9, 2017

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When a nation takes the money of its citizens to fund the policies of a corrupt government, rioting grows inevitable. This is precisely what is… Read More ›