Daily Archives: March 24, 2019


Europe: The Revolving Epicenter Of US-Russian Tension 1

On March 18th 2019, almost exactly five years on from Russia’s controversial annexation of the Crimean Peninsula, US Air Forces deployed six nuclear-capable B-52 bombers to Europe for “theatre integration and flying training” exercises with regional allies and NATO partners. The US Air Force confirmed the movements earlier on March […]


Cyclone Idai Devastates Southeastern Africa

Cyclone Idai caused significant landfall in southeastern Africa this past Thursday, causing widespread destruction by flooding roads and washing away bridges in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi. UN officials have estimated that the severe weather has displaced nearly 1.5 million and killed more than 150 people across the region. As the […]


US, Canada, And EU Announce New Russian Sanctions Over Ukraine

The United States (US), Canada, and the European Union (EU) have imposed new sanctions on more than a dozen Russian officials and entities accused of supporting Russia’s occupation of Crimea. On Friday the US Treasury Department announced fresh sanctions against six Russian officials, six defense firms, and two construction firms […]