Catherine Buchaniec

About Catherine Buchaniec

Catherine is a rising junior at Northwestern University studying Journalism, Political Science and International Studies. Her main areas of interest include national security and conflict studies.

Britain Imposes New Sanctions Over Human Rights Abuses

Britain imposed sanctions on a group of foreign nationals for alleged human rights abuses last week as part of a new post-Brexit rights regime that follows the 2012 U.S. Magnitsky Act. Following the U.K.’s withdrawal from the European Union in January, Downing Street regained the ability to individually impose sanctions, rather […]

In Latest Tehran-Washington Escalation, Iran Issues Arrest Warrant For Trump Over Killing Of Top General

In the latest escalation between Tehran and Washington, Iran has issued an arrest warrant for U.S. President Donald Trump and other officials it believes responsible for the drone strike that killed a top Iranian general earlier this year.  The U.S. killed Qassem Soleimani, the leader of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards’ Quds […]

Iran Calls On U.S. To Stop Violence Against Its Own People

Iran has called upon the United States to stop violence against its own citizens amid worldwide police brutality protests sparked by the death of George Floyd.  Floyd, a black man, was killed by a Minneapolis police officer on May 25th, after the officer kneeled on Floyd’s neck for nearly nine […]