The US Cold War Treaty

The US is now on track to withdraw from a major Cold War-era treaty restricting nuclear weapons. President Trump delivered a statement on the Feb. 1 declaring that within six months, the country would cease…

Unrest in Venezuela

Venezuela has been in the middle of tremendous tension and civil upheaval since the highly contested election-win of Nicolas Maduro in May 2018. Following Maduro’s recent inauguration as President in Jan. 10 of the new…

Watching Human Rights

“My life is in real danger if I return to Saudi Arabia.” Rahaf al-Qunun, a young Saudi woman seeking asylum in Thailand, has made it clear to the world that under no circumstances can she…

CIA Concludes Crown Prince Behind Kashogghi Murder

On Friday, November 16, the Central Intelligence Agency released a report concluding that the Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman was responsible for ordering the assassination of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October. Khashoggi,…

Mexico on Track to Legal Marijuana

Mexico’s current Congress is controlled in both houses by the Movimiento Regeneración Nacional—or National Regeneration Movement— (MORENA) party, a socially democratic party thatsupports "development through private and social business, promoting competition, but exercising State responsibility…

Canada Hosts International Economic Conference

Starting on October 24, Canada will be hosting an economic conference in Ottawa regarding the future of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Thirteen parties have been invited to the two-dayevent: Australia, Brazil, Chile, the European…