Over the past three weeks, I took a course with Johns Hopkins University in International Politics. I learned all about the current geo-political climate, as well as lots of new vocabulary which I plan on using on these posts in the future. The purpoe of this article is to share a little of that with … Continue reading Principles of International Relations
This past week there was one of the largest White Nationalist rallies near the University of Virginia, there they clashed with opposing, counter-protestors resulting in scores of injuries and three people dead. Furthermore, this sparked such emotion that a man was driven to plow his car into a group of protestors. I do not think … Continue reading Racist Tides Growing
This past week, a mysterious sonic attack injured US diplomats and caused them to fall ill. It is not yet known who could have been victims of an attack in Cuba however, because others were also injured in the attack. It was reported that in Fall of 2016, US diplomats and embassy workers began to … Continue reading Cuban, American Tensions Rise
Over the years it has been established that the Russian Government is riddled with corruption, especially at the local level. However, in recent years the Russian Government has taken that to a broader scale, with their recent expansion into Africa and South America. In both locations they have bribed their way into contracts and vast … Continue reading Russian Dealings, Venezuela and Beyond
Earlier today, August 9th, French Police apprehended a man who they believe drove his car into army barracks in Levallois-Perret. He left six soldiers wounded which ensued a high speed car chase through the streets of Paris. It finally ended when police shot and injured the driver, on the motorway North of Paris. The BMW … Continue reading Paris, Could They Face Even More?
Over the past few days North Korea has been in the news far too much. However, contrary to popular opinion it hasn't all been warmongering and new ballistic missile tests. Instead, for the first time in eight years, North Korea's chief diplomat Ri Yong-Ho met with foreign ministers from China, South Korea and Russia in … Continue reading The North Korean Question
Recently, North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Un has made threats to use one of his nuclear armed ICBMs to strike the US territory and military base at Guam. Guam holds a very key and strategic location for the US's Pacific Fleet as well as housing nearly one hundred-fifty thousand civilians in addition to military personnel. A … Continue reading The Importance and Insignificance of Guam