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 Coronavirus Scare Highlights The Failures of Communism

A few weeks ago, the attention of the world turned to Wuhan, a city in China with over 11 million citizens, when it became ground zero for a brand new disease now known as the “Coronavirus.” In a few weeks, the Coronavirus has claimed over 250 lives and has infected over 12,000 people across the world, with the disease centered in China but spreading to … Continue reading The Coronavirus Scare Highlights The Failures of Communism

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

The Impeachment Winner: Vladimir Putin

Like millions of Americans, I have in one way or another followed the public impeachment hearings against President Donald J. Trump. I have watched hearings live, watched opinion shows afterwards that show some of the brightest in American politics break down testimony and pivotal moments, and have scoured Twitter to see the reactions from my fellow Americans on all aspects of the political spectrum. Unexpectedly, … Continue reading The Impeachment Winner: Vladimir Putin