Friends And Foes Vie For Kushner Kompromat: White House Policy Up For Sale

It is no secret that Donald Trump always surrounds himself with people that have shady and secretive pasts and continued to do so throughout his presidential campaign and even during his transition into the White House. Many of these people, including Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, have been charged with […]

U.S. Announces Sanctions In Retaliation For Russian Cyberattacks

In a rare move under the Trump administration, the White House publicly accused Russia of recent cyber attacks in the United States and abroad and announced repercussions against Russian individuals and entities in response. U.S. Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin announced on March 15 that five Russian entities and 19 […]

Russian Spy Poisoning: Undermining U.K. Sovereignty

On March 4, a former Russian double agent, Sergei Skripal, was discovered unconscious alongside his daughter on a park bench in Salisbury, Southern England. According to Prime Minister Theresa May, they were poisoned with Novichok, a Russian nerve agent developed in the Soviet Union during the 1970s and 1980s. This […]

Spy Poisoning: Russia Retaliates 23 For 23

On Saturday, March 17th Russia announced expected retaliatory measures, giving twenty-three British diplomats a week to leave the country. Just three days after the UK announced it would do the same. Russia additionally announced the closure of the British Council in Russia and the British Consulate in St. Petersburg, according […]

UN Chief Appeals To End Syrian People’s Suffering

On Monday, UN security-general Antonio Guterres told Security Council members to end the suffering of 400,000 residents trapped in the besieged Eastern Ghouta. His remarks highlight the ongoing ignorance of the ceasefire by the Syrian and the Russian forces, who have been launching air strikes for three weeks now. While […]

Syrian War Causes Residents Of Eastern Ghouta And Neighbouring Districts To Face Starvation And Medical Crisis

The 400,000 civilians of the Syrian district of Eastern Ghouta have been facing wartime conflicts for almost 7 years.  Hundreds of thousands of innocent residents have lost their lives due to the war. Reuters reports that 300-400 civilian families sought shelter in neighboring areas since March 3rd, 2018. While many […]

Humanitarian Crisis In Eastern Ghouta

Following the UN Security Council’s unanimous decision on February 24th to implement a 30-day ceasefire in Syria, so as to bring in much needed humanitarian aid, air strikes have continued to plague rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, killing 600 civilians and forcing many to flee. The 30-day ceasefire comes in the form […]

Assad Regime Refuses Ceasefire As Humanitarian Crisis Worsens

Syria’s Assad regime refuses ceasefire as the humanitarian crisis in Eastern Ghouta worsens. On Sunday, March 4, President Assad announced he will continue his military offensive against rebel-held enclave, Eastern Ghouta, despite the United Nations’ accusations it is causing an exasperating humanitarian crisis. President Assad justifies his military offensive by […]

State Of The Nation: Russia’s Plans To Update Nuclear Arsenal

During last week’s State of the Nation speech, President Vladimir Putin unveiled the latest addition to Russia’s nuclear arsenal. A video-projection showing off new weapons was displayed behind the Russian leader, revealing the updated armaments. The simulated footage detailed the capabilities of these weapons, chief among them being a newly […]