U.S. Treasury Department
The Americas

America’s National Debt Time Bomb

June 28, 2018

America’s national debt is a ticking time bomb that both of America’s political parties are refusing to address. The U.S. Congressional Budget Office (C.B.O.) said in a report released on June 26 that the ratio

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Europe

Turkey’s Erdoğan Cements his Power

June 25, 2018

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has dominated Turkish politics since his rise to prime minister in 2003 and later as president.  During that period he has slowly gained control of almost all levers of power.  However, when

John Bolton
Forty-Five

Trump’s Project for a New American Century

June 18, 2018

If you take a trip back to the days where the neoconservatives reigned supreme in the George W. Bush White House and advocated and got their war in Iraq to topple Saddam Hussein, you will

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un
Asia

The Singapore Summit: Trump Meets Kim Jong-un

June 12, 2018

The on-again, off-again meeting between Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un took place in Singapore on Tuesday.  Both leaders gave the appearance of being guarded in front of the cameras though remained friendly

Leopold II
History

Leopold II and the Rape of the Congo

June 11, 2018

King Leopold II of Belgium is remembered in history as a monster.  His atrocities in the Congo committed in the name of greed are the darkest chapters of European colonialism.  Through the period from the