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

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

Deep Dive: The Russia-Ukraine Conflict

  For the past three years, the United States has been captivated by the Donald Trump Presidency and the various attempts by Democrats to impeach and remove Trump from office. While Democrats and Republicans argue over the legitimacy of the phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Zelensky and the Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential Election, most are ignoring the backdrop for both … Continue reading Deep Dive: The Russia-Ukraine Conflict

The UK Says “Yes!” To Brexit, Again

On Thursday, the citizens of the United Kingdom went to the polls for their third General Election for Parliament in four years. But this time around, there was one major issue looming over the election, Brexit. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Conservative Party, who were the party in power, but did not have a majority of seats, made it clear the election was about … Continue reading The UK Says “Yes!” To Brexit, Again