Daily Archives: July 9, 2018


Daraa Offensive Leads To Another Humanitarian Crisis

On June 19th, the Syrian Army, supported by Russia, began an offensive on the South-Western province Daraa. The offensive undermined a de-escalation agreement, negotiated in July 2017, between the US, Russia, and Jordan which kept the peace in the region for a year. Despite attempts at negotiating with rebel groups, […]


Mexico’s Momentous Elections

On Sunday, July 1st, 2018, Mexico’s polls opened up for what is arguably the country’s most important elections.  The current president, Enrique Pena Nieto, will be replaced and Mexican voters will also choose approximately 18,000 others to fill congressional seats, governor positions, and municipal seats. The race for the presidency […]