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North and South Korea will unify for the 2018 Winter Olympics

A rigid dichotomy exists between North and South Korea. The separation of the two Koreas occurred in 1945, but tensions truly became apparent in 1950r when Kim Il-sung, the leader…

Judge’s injunction on DACA suspension complicates immigration talks

On January 9, Judge William Alsup of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California ordered a preliminary injunction against the rescission of the Deferred Action for…

Allegations arise in Russia investigation

The 2016 election, in addition to stirring up controversy and a significant number of protests, has sparked a wave of conspiracy theories involving Russian interference in the results of the…

U.S. and Russia engage in post-Cold War technological arms race

About sixty years ago, the world’s first artificial satellite was launched into space by the Soviet Union. Two years before this satellite, Sputnik, was launched, the White House declared that…

Lack of progress in round of Geneva Talks on Syria prolongs bloody conflict

By early November, United Nations officials were optimistic about the prospects of finding a resolution to the now seven-year Syrian Civil War. Direct talks between a delegation of the major…

Far-Right National Independence Day March in Poland sparks controversy

Every year, November 11 commemorates National Independence Day in Poland, celebrating the anniversary of the country’s reestablishment as an independent republic at the conclusion of the First World War.  Akin…

Catalan independence referendum sparks crisis in Spain

Since September, the prospect of Catalan independence has shaken Spain once more with the introduction of an independence referendum on October 1 by Catalan leaders. This follows months of exchanges…

The current crises in our world today

In recent years, there has been growing disillusion in with globalization in liberal, Western states as as working class citizens watched their jobs leave them for developing countries. Their views…

Trump bans travel to seven Muslim-majority nations

From his first day in office, President Trump has hurried to enact the legislation he promised during his campaign. From the executive order allowing his famous wall to the “gag…

A look into the Venezuelan crisis

Venezuela is currently facing its worst humanitarian crisis in history. Past predictions by the International Monetary Fund projected inflation in Venezuela to reach 700% and the economy to shrink 10% by the end…