The May Doctrine: Addressing Global Mass Migration
Europe / Europe / Foreign Policy / Immigration / Middle East / UN

The May Doctrine: Addressing Global Mass Migration

“The May Doctrine” is a three-part series discussing the three major planks of British Prime Minister Theresa May’s new foreign policy grand strategy. This second part analyzes the second plank: addressing the global mass migration crisis. Find the first part of the series here. In spite of Brexit, British Prime Minister Theresa May recently unveiled … Continue reading

Ukraine: The New Cold War Battleground
Dpt. of State / Europe / Events / Foreign Policy / National Security / Politics / Russia / Sanctions / UN

Ukraine: The New Cold War Battleground

Tensions in Ukraine have been running high since ousted president Viktor Yanukovych brokered an economic deal with Russia in November, spurring month-long protests that eventually led to the overthrow of the government. A new, pro-West Ukrainian government was installed last week, naming Oleksandr Turchinov as president and opposition leader Arseniy Yatsenyuk as prime minister until … Continue reading

America / Economy / Europe / Foreign Policy / Iran / National Security / Politics / Presidency / Sanctions / U.S. Domestic Policy / UN

WARNING: the Adverse Effects of Unilateral Sanctions

Last week, Congress overwhelmingly voted to increase sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran. Although nuclear nonproliferation has become my life work’s purpose, I can’t, in my right mind, agree with our government’s decision to add increased sanctions. On the other Before you stop reading, hear me out. First, let’s examine the general reasons for … Continue reading

The Rise of Neo-Nazism
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The Rise of Neo-Nazism

Most common, national identity is created through a shared language and culture, but most recently, shared history has risen as the predominant factor in uniting people who share a passport. Among the former Soviet countries, shared history is the essence of national identity; citizens of Russia are united in referencing World War II as the … Continue reading

Rule of Law / UN

The first verdict delivered from the International Criminal Court

The United Nations drafted the Rome Statute, which established the International Criminal Court (ICC) in 2002. However, it should be understood that the ICC is an independent international organization and not under the authority of the United Nations. The ICC serves as an international court system, in The Hague, Netherlands and is supported by 120 … Continue reading