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Trump Has Considered Invading Venezuela, US Official Reports

A senior US administration official has revealed that President Donald Trump was entertaining the possibility of invading Venezuela in late 2017. According to the Associated Press, Trump stunned his aides at an August 10th meeting when he asked them about taking military action against Nicolás Maduro’s Venezuela. Those present took […]

Iran Vows To Thwart US Efforts To Block Its Oil Exports

The administration President Donald Trump has threatened to impose sanctions on Iran’s business partners if they do not cut their oil imports from Iran to nothing by a November 4th deadline. This move comes over two months after President Trump announced he would be pulling out of the Iran Nuclear […]

Previously Opposed Iraqi Leaders Al-Abadi And Al-Sadr Create Alliance

In the wake of the May 12th Iraqi election, in which allegations of fraud caused political tensions, the current Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and infamous cleric Muqtada al-Sadr have declared the formation of a coalition. Al-Sadr is a populist politician who surprisingly won the past election, a result which raised suspicions […]

The Significance Of Roe v. Wade During The Birth Of America’s Most Decisively Conservative Supreme Court For Decades To Come

Justice Kennedy’s announcement of his retirement from the Supreme Court last week sparked fears across the U.S. of further restrictions of abortion access and reproductive rights for women, including the potential of the landmark 1973 case Roe v. Wade to be overturned. This is following President Trump’s appointment of a […]

“Three Shots in the Back” Protests Occur After Police Kill Unarmed Teen, Antwon Rose, In U.S

In the three nights following the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Antwon Rose Jr, protests have been held outside the East Pittsburgh Police Department and caused the shutdown of some city streets. The Pittsburgh community has railed against this latest case of police violence perpetrated on an African-American teenager in the […]

Charlottesville Protest Driver Faces Hate Crime Charges One Year After Deadly Rally

On Wednesday, 29 charges of federal hate crimes were filed against James Alex Fields Jr., the 21-year-old accused of deliberately ramming his car into a crowd at an anti-white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August of last year. The alleged attack, in which Mr. Fields accelerated directly into a […]

The Consequences Of Merkel’s Compliance With Interior Minister’s Ultimatum

Interior Minister of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition, Horst Seehofer, presented Merkel with a controversial ultimatum on Monday, June 18th, to impede Germany’s influx of Syrian refugees. CNN states that the new migration policy Seehofer is bringing to the table would allow Germany to deny Syrian asylum seekers entry into […]