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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 […]

From Detroit To The DRC: Global Victims Of Neoliberalism

The cold and lifeless streets contain a silence more powerful than the sounds of livelihood that used to pervade them. Places, where middle-class families used to dwell, are now nothing short of slums. Nobody steps here without some sinister business, which is usually conducted in the abandoned playgrounds where laughter […]

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 […]

Right-Wing Nationalists In The West Seek Support Through Re-Branding

Following a respite from media attention and political organizing in recent months, two prominent right-wing nationalist figures, Steve Bannon and Marine Le Pen, addressed the Congress of the latter’s party recently, seeking to amass support for the far-right French political party. Le Pen announced a new name for the party […]

Is The U.S. Shifting Sides? Current Turkey-U.S. Relations

The U.S. and Turkey partnership has come under serious strains due to continuous differing policies and conflict of interest of the geopolitical landscape of the Middle East. Both nations’ partnership is built on distrust, suspicion, and absence of effort to fix the recurring differences. The current strains are due to […]

Meeting Between Trump And Kim Jong-un: A Promise For Peace? 

U.S. President Donald J. Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un are to meet and engage peace talks toward the end of May. The unprecedented and historic announcement was made on Thursday, March 8. Many questions hang in the air following the announcement. Will Trump, who was exalted for his business acumen approach […]