Daily Archives: March 3, 2019

Thousands Protest Against The President Of Algeria’s Plans To Run Again In Elections

Student rallies and other protests are being held in Algeria against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s plans to run for a fifth term in office. The protests have been one of the nation’s largest displays of public dissent since its war of independence from France in 1962, which had over 100,000 people […]

Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Newly-Formed Coalition Receives International Criticism

Just a few days ago, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel reached an agreement with the radical Israeli political party, Otzma Yehudit. In this deal, Netanyahu promises political access and backing in exchange for their support in the upcoming election. Though a seemingly insignificant trade, the agreement appears extremely insulting […]

The International Defense Exhibition Continues the Flow of Western Weapons into Yemen

The annual International Defense Exhibition (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates took place from February 17 to 21 last week, raising ethical questions regarding the use of Western arms in Yemen’s civil war. UAE has signed $3.3 billion in arms contracts since Sunday, according to Reuters, including a $1.55 […]

Nuclear Talks Between United States And North Korea

A summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un fell apart this Wednesday, once again resulting in no agreement over North Korea’s nuclear arsenal.  Both leaders face political pressure to maintain a hardline stance and have refused to budge in negotiations. While Trump remains optimistic about talks going forward, he […]

How Could We End the Venezuelan Presidential Crisis?

Since Juan Guaidó declared himself Acting President on 23 January, 2019, Venezuela, which was once renowned for rich oil wealth and strong social welfare support for its citizens, has found itself being gradually dragged into unmanageable political chaos. While Acting President Guaidó, who is supported by millions of Venezuelan citizens, […]

Tensions Increase Between Pakistan And India After JeM Airstrike

The Indian government announced today that it has conducted an airstrike – or “surgical strike” – in Pakistan, targeting terrorist training camps. This move marks the first time in five decades that the Indian air force has crossed Pakistan-controlled air space. New Delhi claims the attacks targeted the biggest training […]