Syria


Rex Tillerson Faces Escalating Tensions In Moscow

On Monday, foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) major industrialized nations met with the hopes of breaking Russian ties with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. As of late, Washington has demonstrated a strategy shift towards retribution. Last week, US missiles hit a Syrian airbase in retaliation to what the […]


The Domino Effect Of Military Aggression: US Establishes Presence In Korean Waters

This past Sunday, a US military carrier diverted to the Western Pacific in light of escalating tensions over North Korea’s recent nuclear weapons testing. US Pacific Command spokesman Dave Benham justified these actions by stating that the ships were “to maintain readiness and presence in the Western Pacific.” Analysts have […]


A Review Of The US-China Summit And Responses To The Use Of Chemical Weapons

After a recent meeting in Florida, without elaborating on the exact details of their meeting, US President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping of China have announced that they are making progress in narrowing their differences. Nonetheless, in regards to recent actions undertaken by the US, in opposition to the […]


Syria Chemical Attack: Solving The Syria Crisis In A Peaceful Manner

What appears to be the largest and most toxic chemical attack in Syria since the attack in August 2013 occurred this past Tuesday. According to humanitarian groups, more than 100 people died. The White House referred to the event as a “reprehensible” attack against innocent people “that cannot be ignored […]


The Syrian Stalemate

Background The Syrian Civil War is an armed conflict taking place between the Syrian government and its allied forces against rebels in the nation, including the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant otherwise known as ISIL. The war began as a result of an event labeled the Arab Spring, […]