Ethiopia and Eritrea: Peace at Last?

December 29, 2018

One of the more positive events to have happened in 2018 is the signing of a peace deal between Ethiopia and Eritrea.  The two countries fought a two-year long war that ended in 2000 and


Unfit for the Presidency

December 22, 2018

Last week on CNN former Secretary of Defense William Cohen was asked if he felt President Trump was fit to be Commander in Chief. The question is one that many people are increasingly asking themselves


America’s Reckless Withdrawal From Syria

December 21, 2018

President Trump announced he will be pulling all U.S. troops out of Syria on December 19, in a move that has been heavily criticized by Republicans and allies alike and has left many dumbfounded.  Trump


Theresa May and the Difficulty of Brexit

December 15, 2018

It has been a bad week for Theresa May and Brexit.  After spending 16 months negotiating a Brexit deal, Prime Minister May scheduled a “meaningful vote” on a 585 page withdrawal agreement and a 26

Latin America

Disillusioned Brazilians Elect Jair Bolsonaro

December 7, 2018

Jair Bolsonaro will become Brazil’s next president on January 1 after he handily won October’s election and runoff.  Bolsonaro, an ex-paratrooper, and who served 27 years in the Brazilian National Congress, is labeled as a