Julia Harrison

About Julia Harrison

Julia Harrison is a correspondent for The Organization for World Peace. She is a current sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley. She is a Global Studies major with a concentration in Peace and Conflict Studies. In her studies, she examines human rights, international affairs, and the conditions which ensure peace or lead to conflict.

President Trump Mobilizes The National Guard For Covid-19 Response

As of Sunday, March 22, the American President Donald Trump has deployed the National Guard to aid with the country’s response to Covid-19, particularly in the states of New York, Washington, and California, where the number of infections is extremely high. This comes after widespread criticism that the White House’s […]

Turkey And Syria Clash In First Direct Conflict In Ongoing Civil War

As the Syrian Civil War enters its ninth year, the Turkish and Syrian governments clashed for the first time. On February 27th, “thirty-three of our soldiers were martyred as a result of the airstrike… by the forces of the [Bashar al-] Assad regime,” said Rahmi Dogan, the governor of a […]

“Namaste Trump” And “Howdy Modi”: U.S.-India Relations And Trump’s Giant Rally In India

Last Monday, February 24th, President Trump visited India, where a rally of more than 100,000 awaited him in Ahmedabad. People wore cardboard masks with Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s faces on them. Some wore hats saying “Namaste Trump”—which loosely translates to “Welcome, Trump”. The rally was held in […]

EU, UK Set Out Conflicting Red Lines For Post-Brexit Deal

On Monday, February 3rd, the European Union’s Chief Trade Negotiator, Michel Barnier, released its goals for Brexit. They envision the United Kingdom and the European Union to be on an equal playing field in terms of trade, with no advantages to either side. The EU also seeks “non-regression” in terms […]

UK, France, And Germany Respond To Iran’s Violations Of The Nuclear Deal As The United States Escalates Tensions

The United Kingdom, France, and Germany (known collectively as E3) have released a statement formally accusing Iran of violating the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA), more commonly known as the Iran Nuclear Deal. The statement noted that the purpose of JCPoA is “upholding the nuclear non-proliferation regime, and […]

U.S. Targets Maduro-Picked Top Legislator, Six Others In Fresh Venezuelan Sanctions

The United States imposed sanctions on seven Venezuelan legislators on Monday, 13 January. The legislators were accused of leading a bid to seize control of Congress from Juan Guaidó, the U.S. backed opposition leader. On January 5th, the military blocked Guaidó from entering parliament to allow the Socialist Party to […]