Yellow Vest Protesters
Europe

Emmanuel Macron Versus the Yellow Vests

January 15, 2019

Emmanuel Macron, the bulwark against populist nationalism in Europe, is facing the biggest test of his presidency so far. After 18 months of positive reforms, including rolling back the incentive-killing high taxes that France and

Ethiopia and Eritrea
Africa

The Peace Between Ethiopia and Eritrea

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

U.S. to Pull Out of Syria
International

U.S. to Pull Out of Syria, Shocking Many

December 21, 2018

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

Theresa May
Europe

A Bad Week for Theresa May and 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

Jair Bolsonaro
International

Brazil Under 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

Uyghur Muslims are Detained by China
Asia

New Reports of China’s Oppression of Uyghur Muslims

September 12, 2018

China is being accused of serious human rights violations against Uyghur and other Muslim minorities in the far-west region of Xinjiang.  In a report released by the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination,

Imran Khan
Asia

Imran Khan and Pakistan’s Debt Burden

August 30, 2018

Imran Khan has been elected and sworn in as Pakistan’s new leader.  His election on July 25, represents only the second time in Pakistan’s history there has been a peaceful transfer from one leader to