The New Configuration Of European Diplomacy Was Not Concocted By Merkel

Last Sunday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that the United States and the United Kingdom would no longer be reliable allies to Europe. Speaking at an election rally in a Bavarian beer hall, Merkel announced that: “The times in which we can fully count on others are somewhat over, as […]

Trump Pulls U.S. Out Of The Paris Accord

President Donald Trump has announced that the United States will be pulling out of the Paris Accord on climate change to “put American workers first.” The Paris Climate Agreement, reached in 2015, largely credited to the role of former U.S. President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping of China, was […]

Germany Sets New World Record As 85% Of Their Total Energy Needs Are Powered By Clean Energy

Late last month, Germany set a new world record by utilizing approximately only 15% of its energy from coal and nuclear power; the rest of this industrial and economic powerhouse was completely powered by clean renewable energy alternatives from wind, biomass, hydropower, and solar energy. Germany’s success story marks a huge […]

Never Again: The Dangers Of Holocaust Denial

During a press conference in April of this year, Sean Spicer, the official spokesperson for the Trump Administration, claimed that Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad was worse than Hitler because at least “Hitler didn’t even sink to the level of using chemical weapons” against his “own people,” but took them instead […]

The Call For Germany To Increase Its Defense Spending

The security concerns for Europe rests deeply in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and its established members. It is imperative, according to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, for NATO members to attempt to increase their defense spending. These commitments were discussed back in 2014, where the heads of states agreed […]

Germany Introduces Partial Burqa Ban

The German Parliament recently supported a preliminary bill that bans women from wearing full-face veils while employed in the civil service, judiciary, and military. The law is still to be approved by the Bundesrat State Parliament. The motion was initiated by both right-wing and centrist politicians but opposed by the […]