Wilson Wen

Moving Forward From Ukraine’s Presidential Election

The Presidential Election, which took place on Sunday, April 21, 2019, was meant to bring positive changes to Ukraine. Indeed, under the rule of President Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine has been suffering from a series of political and economic crises. When he came to power in 2014, Russia annexed Crimea. In […]

How Could U.S.’s Recognition Of Israel’s Sovereign Rights Change The World?

In the wake of his recent meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has received an unprecedented gift from his close ally. On Thursday, March 21st, President Trump announced the U.S’s recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights, which by far remained a disputed territory between […]

Thailand: An Undemocratic Election

On March 24th, 2019, following a five-year direct military rule, a national election will once again take place in Thailand. For millions of voters across the entire country, this is considered a way of putting an end to years of chaos and political instability. With the military-led government pledging to […]

How Could We End the Venezuelan Presidential Crisis?

Since Juan Guaidó declared himself Acting President on 23 January, 2019, Venezuela, which was once renowned for rich oil wealth and strong social welfare support for its citizens, has found itself being gradually dragged into unmanageable political chaos. While Acting President Guaidó, who is supported by millions of Venezuelan citizens, […]

China’s “Social Credit” System: An Orwellian Society In The Future?

Since its announcement of establishing a nationwide “social credit” system by 2020, China, a country of 1.4 billion people, has once again found itself caught by international criticisms for serious human rights violations. International news press such as the Globe and Mail claims that by building a system that uses […]