Daily Archives: February 14, 2019

UN Releases Preliminary Report On Khashoggi’s Death

A preliminary report was released on Thursday as the result of an independent international human rights inquiry led by United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary killings Agnes Callamard into the killing of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi. According to the UN report, which builds on information obtained from […]

Russian Following The U.S. In Abandoning The 1987 Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

On February the 2nd, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Russia’s abandonment of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty ( known as I.N.F), only a day after the United States’ announcement of pulling out of the pact. U.S. President Donald Trump had accused Russia of violating the 1987 treaty with “impunity” […]

Peace Through Coercion: China’s Social Credit System

A country with 1.4 billion people, China has one vital defect – its people are unable to trust each other. According to sociologist Zhang Lifan, this is a result of the Cultural Revolution, a period of Chinese history where family and friends would report each other to the authorities for […]

Maduro’s Blocking Of Aid To Venezuela ‘Crime Against Humanity’

Interim President of Venezuela, Juan Guaido, has said that the efforts of Nicolas Maduro to block U.S. aid from coming into the country are a ‘crime against humanity.’ Guaido said this last week in an address to military officials as part of an offer of Amnesty to those who now choose […]