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Trump Administration Silences War Crime Allegations And Threatens The ICC

Keeping in line with an administration actively avoiding prosecution and the discovery of truth entitled to all citizens, U.S. national security advisor John Bolton made threats to the International Criminal Court (ICC) that may gravely affect global relations. After the ICC declared that it would continue to investigate claims of […]


Russian Disinformation Threatens Consensus In Macedonia

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis attended a welcoming ceremony in Skopje last Monday, where he warned that Russia is attempting to meddle in the September 30th referendum, in order to change the Balkan country’s name from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to the Republic of North Macedonia. […]


Korean Joint Liaison Office Opens On The Eve Of Summit Between President Moon And Kim Jong-un

Just days ahead of the third meeting of their leaders this year, North and South Korea have opened a joint liaison office. The office, which is located in the North Korean border town of Kaesong, is the first of its kind. Since the two Koreas separated post-World War II, the […]


Trump’s Latest 10% Tariff on $200 Billion Worth of Chinese Goods Forces China to Reconsider “Tit for Tat” Stance in US-China Trade War

This Tuesday, President Trump announced a set of ten percent tariffs on 200 billion dollars worth of Chinese goods annually, slated to take effect as of next week. This newest tariff marks the pinnacle sort of speak in Trump’s recent slew of threats; in July, the president imposed tariffs on […]


Pope Francis’ Conference on Sexual Abuse: Chit-Chat or Action?

Last Wednesday, September 12th, Pope Francis summoned bishops from across the world to meet to discuss the sexual abuse crisis currently confronting the Catholic Church. The meeting, slated to occur February 21st to 24th, will mark the first time a gathering has ever been called within the Church to discuss […]


Naomi Osaka’s U.S. Open Win and the Biracial Identity in Japan

This Saturday, 20-year-old Naomi Osaka won the U.S. open, becoming the first ever Japanese-born tennis player to claim a Grand Slam championship. Through her victory, Osaka, the daughter of a Haitian-American father and a Japanese mother, has begun to redefine what it means to be Japanese in a country that […]