This year’s BRICS summit in Johannesburg, South Africa (held August 22-24), started with a noticeable absence of one of its leaders—Vladimir Putin. He was unable to attend because an arrest warrant issued by the International
The last the world paid attention to Belarus before the buildup of Russian troops on Ukraine’s borders was in May of 2021 over Alexander Lukashenko’s arrest of the dissident journalist Roman Protasevich. Not only was
“There are decades where nothing happens—and there are weeks where decades happen.” This is a suitable quote describing the events of the past week which saw the world convulse as Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine. The
The world’s attention is now focused on Ukraine and are seeing its president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, heading the resistance against Putin’s invasion. Many have seen the Ukrainian leader in the past as someone in over his
Vladimir Putin has singlehandedly shattered the peace in Europe by his unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. On February 24th Russian forces invaded Ukraine. The Russian military buildup on Ukraine’s borders has been a months long process.
Too often the most consequential issue in world affairs gets pushed off to the backburner and ignored. We pay attention to forces such as a rising China, a nuclear North Korea, a possible nuclear Iran,
When an immigration reform discussion this week turned to the subject of Haiti, El Salvador, and various African countries, President Trump asked legislators in attendance, “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries