Joshua Robinson


About Joshua Robinson

Joshua graduated with a Masters Degree in International Relations from Griffith University, and seeks to now share what he's learned in an ever-changing world. He is passionate about History, Politics and International affairs.

Citgo Executives Facing Removal Following United States Sanctions on PDVSA

The Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), or Petroleum of Venezuela, is reportedly making moves to replace two of its Directors from its United States Subsidiary Citgo. The State-owned company has made plans to remove Citgo’s Vice President of Refining, Art Klein, along with Vice President of Compliance and Chief Strategy Officer, […]


Losing the Race on Climate Change: Antonio Guterres Plea for Action

During a speech at the Davos forum, United Nations Chief Antonio Guterres warned about the ongoing race with climate change that has already impacted several nations across the world. He said that the world was “losing the race” and demanded that governments act with a greater commitment towards the issue. […]


Improving The West’s Relationship With Africa: Lessons From Africa-China Relations?

In the wake of turbulent trade agreements and international controversy, China continues to focus on its relationship with Africa. During the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation held in Beijing in September last year, Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed the continuing investment into the continent from China. […]


French Police Use Tear Gas As Protests Escalate

During the latest round of rallies, police have utilized tear gas against protesters throughout Central France. As many as 125,000 demonstrators, belonging to the “Yellow Vest” movement, came out to march across the country, with 10,000 taking to the streets of Paris. In response, notable landmarks such as the Eiffel […]


Taiwan President Quits As Party Leader Following Local Election

In a recent announcement, Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen has announced that she will be stepping down as the leader of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). The resignation follows the recent defeat of the DPP in the Local Elections on Saturday, which saw the victory instead of the Kuomintang (KMT) party […]


Mid-Air Refuelling Support Ended Between United States And Saudi-UAE

The Saudi-United Arab Emirates (UAE)-led coalition has recently called for an end to ongoing aid operations with the United States for in-flight refuelling support. The coalition feels able to undertake these operations without the aid of the United States, now that it has the means to carry out this task […]


Taiwanese Anti-China Sentiment: Growing Resentment With Maintaining The Status Quo

Earlier this year, Taiwanese Anti-China Sentiment has dramatically increased following China’s claims for reunification with the island nation. This sentiment has materialized into protests organized by those who are against possible reunification of Taiwan with Beijing. Thousands gathered outside of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) office in Taipei, the capital city of […]


Ceasefire Called Between Rebels And Syrian Government At Deraa

With the taking of the Nasib Crossing, a ceasefire agreement between Syrian government and rebel forces has finally been declared. The ceasefire was heralded by the approach of armoured cars heading toward the Nasib-Jaber border that bore flags from both Syrian and Russian forces. Hours earlier, Rebel fighters reached an […]