• The U.S. vs. The World
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    Based on his previous statements regarding climate regulation, the general consensus is that Donald J. Trump will to leave the Paris Climate Accord. If the United States does withdraw, they will be joining Syria and Nicaragua as the only countries to not partake in the agreement. President Trump made many remarks during his campaign that […]

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  • The Scoop on Trump’s Saudi Arabia Trip
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    Amidst domestic controversy, Donald Trump has made his first foreign trip. His itinerary includes a visit to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Sicily, Brussels, and the Vatican City. His aides affirmed the trip’s intention to build relationships with international leaders, and Trump himself tweeted that he “will be strongly protecting American interests” on his personal Twitter. White […]

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  • What the French Elections Mean for the Rest of the World
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    As France approaches its 2017 presidential elections tomorrow, the stakes are high. It could result in a continuation of the Western World’s trend toward nativist populism or could serve to curb the growing movement. Four major candidates will be on the ballot: the far-right populist Marine Le Pen, the center-right Francois Fillon, the center-left Emmanuel […]

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  • The Next Cold War?
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    Perhaps the recent unveilings of clandestine activity in Russia, the controversial raid in Yemen, and the travel ban have distracted the populace and the administration from one of the most sensitive yet crucial issues of modern foreign policy: the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, or WMDs, namely nuclear arms. Following the discovery of the […]

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  • Michael Flynn’s Resignation
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    On Monday February 13, 2017, President Donald Trump’s national security advisor Michael Flynn resigned from his position, after facing heavy scrutiny for his phone calls with Russian Ambassador Sergey I. Kislyak before and after Trump’s November election victory. It was around this time that former President Barack Obama had imposed sanctions on Russia for suspicion […]

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  • Swiss Like Chocolate, but not Nuclear Plants
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    Swiss voters voted to keep their nuclear power plants running on November 27, 2016. The vote was on to close the country’s five power plants after almost 45 years in operation. The Swiss Green Party attempted to close down these power plants because they felt that that the power plants, that were made in the […]

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  • Chapecoense Crash
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    Tuesday morning, people worldwide woke up to the devastating news that Associação Chapecoense de Futebol (AFC), a first tier Brazilian soccer team, was involved in a plane crash monday night en route to their championship game in Columbia for the Copa Sudamericana. This plane crash resulted in the fatalities of 71 of the 76 passengers […]

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