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World Leaders Honour The Centennial Of The World War I Armistice By Partaking In The Paris Peace Forum

On the centennial of the armistice that ended World War I, a number of world leaders and other policy makers joined together in Paris to take part in an inaugural peace forum hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron, following the day’s ceremonies. While dozens of heads of state attended the […]


The Neo-Nazi Dilemma

Currently, more people than ever are migrating, being displaced, or left stateless. As a result, trends surrounding the European migration crisis and various other movements have arisen. Unfortunately, through the increased presence of various cultural, ethnic, and religious groups, there has been a drastic increase in xenophobic opinions presented within communities. […]


The “Return” Of Antisemitism In Europe: Did It Ever Truly Leave?

Allegations of anti-Semitic hate crimes within the British Labour Party have prompted a criminal investigation. There are 45 incidents involving high-level party members and hate speech targeting Britain’s Jewish community and insinuating the need for ethnic cleansing or genocide. The accusations are not without pretext, as Labour Party leader Jeremy […]


The Khashoggi Effect? Understanding The West’s Sudden Shift On The War in Yemen

A recent France 24 television debate, “Khashoggi effect? U.S. calls for ceasefire in Yemen,” discussed the impact of The Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder on the recent decision by Western leaders to refocus attention on the ongoing Yemeni Civil War. At the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C. […]


Far-Right Terrorist Arrests In German City Of Chemnitz

Six men, aged between 20 to 31, have been arrested on suspicion of belonging to a far-right militant group called “Revolution Chemnitz” – formed to “subvert (German) democracy” – in the eastern German city of Chemnitz. Some 100 police officers backed by special commando units arrested the suspects in Saxony […]


Saudi Arabia: Manipulative Discourse That Forces Western Nations To Break Coalition Promise

Earlier this week, the German government approved arms sales to Saudi Arabia, making it the second European country to go back on a coalition promise created in January of 2018 in an attempt to alleviate the bloody civil war in Yemen. Since 2015, Saudi Arabia has led a coalition against […]


Despite Trump’s Criticism Of NATO, Poland Seeks A Permanent U.S. Military Base In The Country

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda visited Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 and met with President Donald Trump. This visit might have been like any other official visit by a head of state to the White House, but its political impact was highlighted by the Polish President’s request to the […]


The Venezuelan Crisis: Inflation rises to one million percent whilst government removes all Opposition

On the 23rd of July, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released a report detailing how the already struggling Venezuelan Bolívar will surge to 1,000,000 percent inflation by the end of 2018. These are only the most recent markers of a steadily worsening economic crisis for the once developing nation. Since the […]


Tensions Rise Between Turkey and Germany; Mesut Ozil Retires

Mesut Ozil is retiring. The 29-year-old announced the end of his international football career on Twitter last week, citing “racist” and “disrespectful” treatment following Germany’s disappointing exit to the world cup and a controversial meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Germany’s loss to South Korea was, frankly, embarrassing. This […]