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Chinese Expansion in the South China Sea

On July 8, 2020, Posted by , In Asia, By ,, , With Comments Off on Chinese Expansion in the South China Sea

By Brayden McFadden In the past five years China has become increasingly aggressive about asserting their authority over greater and greater swathes of the South China Sea through the creation and militarization of artificial islands. One aspect of this expansion that has drawn considerable ire from the US is the…

No Laughing Matter: The Rise of Ukraine’s Comedian-President

On July 8, 2020, Posted by , In Europe, By ,, , With Comments Off on No Laughing Matter: The Rise of Ukraine’s Comedian-President

By Nate McGhie In the wake of the 2014 Euromaidan uprisings in Ukraine, comedian and actor Volodymyr Zelenskiy created, produced, and starred in “Servant of the People”, a TV series about an unknown history teacher winning the presidential elections. The show is a satirical take on the corruption and inefficiency…

To Win or to Lose: The Battle of COVID: Comparing Methodologies of the U.S., Italy, and South Korea

On June 15, 2020, Posted by , In Uncategorized, By ,, , With Comments Off on To Win or to Lose: The Battle of COVID: Comparing Methodologies of the U.S., Italy, and South Korea

By: Amanda Gach and Samantha Pearse April 24, 2020 The coronavirus pandemic has infected over two and a half million people, with numbers quickly rising each day. Impacting the respiratory functions of the body, this virus ravages the elderly and those with underlying health conditions such as asthma and diabetes….

UAE-Iranian Relations

On May 24, 2020, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on UAE-Iranian Relations

By: Nathan McQuarrie The UAE’s primary goals in its relations with Iran are to avoid conflict and prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. Recently, the UAE has pursued these goals through a warming of relations with Iran. Traditionally however, the UAE pursued those goals by joining the Saudi-U.S.-led pressure campaign…

Insurgency in North East India

On May 24, 2020, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off on Insurgency in North East India

By: Sarah Pearce For decades, Northeastern India has faced relentless violence from rebel groups seeking autonomy from the Indian government. Militant groups started with India’s independence in 1947, when they felt like their voices weren’t heard by the government, “Militants in India’s northeast once enjoyed vast popular support since they,…