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

Democratic Candidates Roast Trump Foreign Policy, But…

Last night six Democrats seeking the party nomination for President in 2020, with former Vice President Joe Biden, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar and billionaire Tom Steyer present on stage. With recent developments from Iran, foreign policy was a major focus for the first hour. The first few questions focused on … Continue reading Democratic Candidates Roast Trump Foreign Policy, But…

Don’t Ignore Iranian Protests

It has been an intense few weeks in the Middle East to start off 2020. At the very beginning of the year, Iranian-backed militias attempted to attack the US Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq. A few days later, Iranian General Qassem Soleimani was killed by a US airstrike on his vehicle heading to the Baghdad airport. US officials stated that they had intelligence that Soleimani was … Continue reading Don’t Ignore Iranian Protests

Iran Shoots Down Civilian Airliner

On the same night Iran launched strikes on US military bases in Iraq, Americans woke up the news that a civilian airliner had crashed just after taking off from Tehran, Iran en route to Ukraine. The crash instantly killed all 176 civilians on board, including 82 Iranians, 63 Canadians, 11 Ukrainians, 10 Swedes, four Afghans, four Britons and three Germans. Due to the tension in … Continue reading Iran Shoots Down Civilian Airliner

History of Iranian Aggression

Yesterday, Iran escalated tensions that have been building for years in the Middle East by firing missiles at military bases in Iraq that house US and coalition forces. Early reports indicate that the Al Asad and Erbil military bases were fired upon from missiles within Iran, but there are no American casualties. Iran has also claimed direct responsibility for the attack, claiming that it is … Continue reading History of Iranian Aggression