Daily Archives: September 4, 2018

Inflation, Migration, And The Venezuela Crisis

At 5:31 p.m. Tuesday, August 22, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake hits southern Venezuela. Though no immediate victim or damage was reported, the natural disaster raised a sense of tension in the country. Since the oil price drop in 2014, Venezuela, whose economy largely dependent on its oil resource, suffered from […]

Shock After Trump Cuts Millions Of Dollars In Aid To Palestine

The Trump administration announced on Friday, August 24, that the United States would redirect $200 million in Palestinian aid funds toward other projects. The move comes on the heels of a January announcement that the U.S. would withhold over $60 million from a UN agency that would help Palestinian refugees. […]

Under Threat Of Obsolescence, Taiwan Seeks To Improve Military Capability

Taiwan is in the process of modernizing its missiles in an effort to close the gap between its own and China‚Äôs rapidly improving military capacities. The decision comes during a time when China, which has long threatened Taiwan with military force if it sought independence, is substantially increasing its defense […]