Elora Sheres

Scotland Calls For A Second Independence Referendum: What This Means For Their Future

The Scottish First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has made calls this past week for a second referendum on Scottish independence. This comes only three years after the last referendum, something that would seem unbelievable, except for the fact that the political landscape has changed completely: last June a monumental vote was […]

Violence Persists In Colombia Despite FARC Peace Deal

Although a peace agreement was signed between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) on November 24th, many aspects of the conflict are far from over. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has released a report urging the government to take more action in […]

The Longstanding Territorial Dispute: China Warns US Against Fresh Naval Patrols In South China Sea

Tensions have been high these past two weeks since China’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Geng Shuang, cautioned the United States against challenging Beijing’s sovereignty and security. This warning comes amid news that the U.S. military is planning a new round of freedom of navigation operations (FONOPs) for 2017 that will likely […]