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The Venezuelan Crisis

The Venezuelan Crisis

By Priya Kankanhalli, ’19 In a drastic human rights violation, Venezuelans are forced to consume two or fewer meals a day. The nation’s current economic and political situation is inflicting… Read more »

Tayyip Erdogan: A Ripple Across Europe

Tayyip Erdogan: A Ripple Across Europe

By Priya Kankanhalli, ’19 The rift between Turkey and the rest of Europe continues to expand with a flair in sociopolitical tensions. Most recently peaking at Turkish President Recep Tayyip… Read more »

South Korea after Park Geun-hye

South Korea after Park Geun-hye

By Samantha Deng, On March 10th, South Korea’s constitutional court upheld the legislature’s impeachment vote. After several months of domestic turmoil and protest against her corruption scandal, Park Geun-hye, the… Read more »

What is Next for Syria?

What is Next for Syria?

By Alexander Clark, ’19 Since 2011, the Syrian Civil War has been analyzed as an ongoing and inconclusive conflict. Many observers took for granted that the conflict would never reach… Read more »

Life After Castro

Life After Castro

Priya Kankanhalli Often credited for uniting the divided country of Cuba and creating a socialist state, Fidel Castro proves to be extremely divisive in his death. With one half of… Read more »

Indian Consulate Attack Highlights Afghan Instability

Indian Consulate Attack Highlights Afghan Instability

By Christopher Specht ‘19 Not long after the U.S. considered withdrawing troops from Afghanistan entirely, stability has decreased, and peace is becoming more unattainable as time passes. President Obama had… Read more »

Kabila’s Third Term: An Infuriating Prospect to the Congolese

Kabila’s Third Term: An Infuriating Prospect to the Congolese

by Priya Kankanhalli ‘19 The most recent manifestations of the political unrest in the Central African nation of Congo have been armed protests defying the extended presidency of Joseph Kabila, who… Read more »

Petrobras Probe Targets Former Brazilian President

Petrobras Probe Targets Former Brazilian President

By Christopher Specht ‘19 Two years ago, a corruption scandal involving Brazil’s state run oil company Petrobras shocked the nation. The Petrobras scandal, widely considered one of the most blatant… Read more »

Poland’s Constitutional Crisis

Poland’s Constitutional Crisis

By Kyumin Kang ’18 Tensions in Poland related to the country’s ongoing constitutional crisis deepened as the country’s Constitutional Tribunal openly opposed a new law limiting its powers. Such conflict… Read more »

Syrian Opposition to Attend U.N. Peace Talks in Geneva

Syrian Opposition to Attend U.N. Peace Talks in Geneva

By Christopher Specht ‘19 For years, Syrian has been embroiled in a brutal civil war between the government, led by Bashar al-Assad, and Syrian rebels. Both sides have been accused… Read more »

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