Emilio Lanera


Peace Talks in Sweden: A Vital Step Forward To Ending Civil War In Yemen

On December 5th 2018 the Yemeni Government and Houthi rebels met face to face in Rimbo, Sweden to coordinate a peace agreement that would help bring an end to the civil war in Yemen. These two parties have been fighting each other for nearly four years and as a result, […]


What Happened To Jamal Khashoggi And Why Is His Death A Threat To Freedom Of Expression?

At 1:14pm on October 2nd, Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi Arabian journalist, entered the Saudi Arabian embassy in Istanbul to collect a document that certified he had divorced his ex-wife. This would allow him to marry his Turkish fiancé, Hatice Cengiz. Prior to entering the embassy Khashoggi gave his fiancé two […]


Kavanaugh’s Appointment Triggers Chaos Across America

The appointment of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court is the latest controversy to unfold under Donald Trump’s Presidential reign. When it was announced that Kavanaugh would be Trump’s second addition to the Supreme Court, Christine Blasey Ford, Deborah Ramirez and Julie Swetnick all came forward and accused Kavanaugh […]


ICC Given Death Sentence By Trump Administration

The U.S. has never been a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC), but for the most part has maintained a positive relationship with the institution. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton played a pivotal role in the establishment of the organization, and both former presidents George Bush and Barack Obama […]


Walk Down Memory Lane: Trump’s First Year As President, Part 2

Supreme Court Appointment President Obama achieved a great deal during his eight year administration, and was even awarded the Noble Peace prize in 2009 for “his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.” However, two accolades Obama was deprived of was passing adequate gun control laws and […]