Alessandra Puopolo


North Korea And Olympic Politics

On Friday, the 23rd Winter Games commenced in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Amongst millions of cheering spectators, the North and South Korean teams marched in the Opening Ceremonies under a specially created white and blue banner, representing unification. Korean government officials from both sides of the peninsula shook hands, while U.S. […]


The Gulf Crisis Continues: Qatar Denies Intercepting Emirati Aircraft

Tensions have risen higher in the latest episode of the Qatar diplomatic crisis as the United Arab Emirates (UAE) accused Qatar fighter jets of intercepting two of its civilian aircraft. The UAE released videos to show Qatari fighter jets passing within 2 nautical miles (3.2 kilometres) of passenger planes that […]