Is The U.S. Shifting Sides? Current Turkey – U.S. Relations

The U.S. and Turkey partnership has come under serious strains due to continuous differing policies and conflict of interest of the geopolitical landscape of the Middle East. Both nations’ partnership is built on distrust, suspicion, and absence of effort to fix the recurring differences. The current strains are due to […]

Meeting Between Trump And Kim Jong Un: A Promise For Peace? 

U.S. President Donald J. Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un are to meet and engage peace talks toward the end of May. The unprecedented and historic announcement was made on Thursday, March 8. Many questions hang in the air following the announcement. Will Trump, who was exalted for his business acumen […]

Top UN And Philippines’ Officials In A Heated War Of Words Over Claims That Duterte Should Undergo ‘Psychiatric Evaluation’ 1

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has expressed his concerns over the Philippine government’s treatment of UN human rights investigators, and has suggested that President Duterte should “submit himself to some sort of psychiatric evaluation.” This comes after the Philippine government included special rapporteur on indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, […]

Beijing’s Aggressive Anti-Migrant Campaign

This winter, forcible evictions in China’s capital have intensified. After an apartment fire killed 19 people in November, the government launched an aggressive campaign to destroy unauthorized and unsafe structures. Entire neighborhoods in Beijing have since been demolished, forcing eviction upon tens of thousands of residents. The campaign is so […]

The Celebration Of Girl’s Day In China: An Unfinished Journey Of Pursuing Women’s Rights

As the International Women’s Day approaches and passes, an interesting practice on the international festival in China was once again called into question. It has become more and more popular for female college students to celebrate a March 7th festival called ‘Girls’ Day’, who created their own version, refusing to […]

Feminism Scoring Big: Women In Saudi Arabia Attend Their First Ever Soccer Match

For the first time in Saudi history, female soccer fans were able to attend a match at the King Abdullah Sports City stadium in Jeddah, marking the first time that a major sporting event has been open to women in that country. In September 2017, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman […]

Rohingya People, Myanmar And The Australian Government: An Unfortunate Mix

In spite of recent cases of ethnic cleansing in Myanmar, conducted by the state’s military and government, the Australian military remains fully sanctioned, and are undertaking the “green light” to train and advise Myanmar military personnel, also known as the Tatmadaw. Rakhine, the area where many Rohingya reside, was long […]