Daily Archives: February 26, 2017

A New Approach To The Ongoing South China Sea Disputes

The Issue Rival nations have grappled over territory in the South China Sea for decades, but tensions have steadily risen in recent years. China, Vietnam, Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia and Brunei all have competing claims over the Paracel and Spratly islands. This is a dispute over territory and sovereignty which coincides […]

UN Declares Man-Made Famine In South Sudan, Warns Of More To Come

Three United Nations (UN) agencies, in coordination with the South Sudan government, have declared an official state of famine in two of the country’s northern counties. In the midst of South Sudan’s ongoing civil war and economic crisis, many officials have identified the famine as being man-made. Although famine-like conditions […]