Daily Archives: September 29, 2018

Climate Change: Ecological Or Sociological Threat?

Climate change is a multifaceted issue, compounded by the effects of past and present resource management practices. The largest environmental risks stem from drought and soil degradation. Already, regions around the world are currently dealing with these challenges by adding water restrictions like Cape Town, South Africa or by shutting […]

Despite Trump’s Criticism Of NATO, Poland Seeks A Permanent U.S. Military Base In The Country

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda visited Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 and met with President Donald Trump. This visit might have been like any other official visit by a head of state to the White House, but its political impact was highlighted by the Polish President’s request to the […]

John Bolton Condemns The International Criminal Court In A Foreign Policy Speech

On 10 September 2018, in a speech intended to outline U.S. foreign policy, U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton threatened sanctions against the International Criminal Court (ICC). Furthermore, he condemned the ICC for being a constant threat to “American sovereignty and US national security.” According to the BBC, the ICC […]

ICC Given Death Sentence By Trump Administration

The U.S. has never been a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC), but for the most part has maintained a positive relationship with the institution. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton played a pivotal role in the establishment of the organization, and both former presidents George Bush and Barack Obama […]