Taking A Stand: Impeach NY Governor Andrew Cuomo

I hate to take stances on US politics on this site. For the past year I have attempted to use the site to focus on international issues only, and to keep it fairly non-partisan. But in the midst of the disastrous Coronavirus crisis is a scandal so devastating I can no longer be silent. In April of 2020, the New York Times quietly reported that … Continue reading Taking A Stand: Impeach NY Governor Andrew Cuomo

We Were, And Still Are, Poorly Prepared For A Global Pandemic

Some saw the current Coronavirus crisis coming as far out as November of 2019. Some blew the whistle as early as January of 2020. Some media outlets (World Affairs Center) and elected officials (Senator Tom Cotton) urged action in that same time period. But yet here we are in the first week of May still suffering the global repercussions of the Coronavirus outbreak. Why? Because … Continue reading We Were, And Still Are, Poorly Prepared For A Global Pandemic

Coronavirus Shows “Made In America” is a Major National Security Issue

Over the past few months, Coronavirus has gripped the world, starting in China, moving to other parts of Asia, and eventually to Europe and the United States. The virus has become so prevalent due to its high infection rates, it’s dangerous symptoms and the fact that someone infected can become contagious before even showing symptoms. Because of these issues the media has become completely captured … Continue reading Coronavirus Shows “Made In America” is a Major National Security Issue

The Eyes of the World Are on the US Senate

Despite the fact that a number of world leaders, including President Donald Trump, are in Davos, Switzerland this week for the World Economic Forum, the world is once again focused on what is going on in Washington DC: the impeachment trial in the US Senate of the President of the United States. The “Leader of the Free World” always has the eyes of every nation … Continue reading The Eyes of the World Are on the US Senate

Trump Impeachment Highlights The Importance of International Affairs Coverage

For most of my life, I have had a deep interest in politics, but most important, international affairs and international history. In high school, I remember watching the Arab Spring protests after school and wondering how far they would go. In college, I majored in Political Science and took as many international affairs classes as possible, and ended up with an International Studies minor, held … Continue reading Trump Impeachment Highlights The Importance of International Affairs Coverage