Alexandra Nichols


The Gulf Cooperation Council Fades As The Qatari Blockade Backfires

Qatar was undoubtedly known for its great wealth and luxury prior to the blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia and its allies, Bahrain and the UAE. However, like most other Gulf States, its name, its success was overshadowed by its big beast of a neighbor: Saudi Arabia. Qatar’s geographic, religious, and […]


Human Rights Not Achieved With Gas Pipes

On September 29th, H.E. Sheikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Bahrain’s Minister of Foreign Affairs spoke before the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. Throughout the twenty-three minutes, the Sheikh adhered to three different points: Bahraini kingdom’s good will, progress, and generosity; Bahrain’s frustration towards Iranian […]


Saudi Arabia: Manipulative Discourse That Forces Western Nations To Break Coalition Promise

Earlier this week, the German government approved arms sales to Saudi Arabia, making it the second European country to go back on a coalition promise created in January of 2018 in an attempt to alleviate the bloody civil war in Yemen. Since 2015, Saudi Arabia has led a coalition against […]


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 […]