US Sanctions Foster Venezuela’s Need for Aid To Fight COVID-19

In a letter sent to Sec. of State Mike Pompeo, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Eliot Engel (D-NY) described his incredulity at President Trump’s decision to withhold over $100 million dollars in foreign aid to both the World Health Organization (WHO), and its partner the Pan American Health Organization, (PAHO). President Trump has … Continue reading “US Sanctions Foster Venezuela’s Need for Aid To Fight COVID-19”

How Would a Pence Oval Office Look on the World Stage?

The U.S. House of Representatives, after several months of hearing testimony on the potential abuse of executive power within the Trump administration, voted along party lines, with the Democratic majority succeeding in impeaching the President of the United States for just the 3rd time in the nation’s history. Taking charge after Barack Obama, analysts wobbled … Continue reading “How Would a Pence Oval Office Look on the World Stage?”

How Does the War on Terror Stack Up to Some of History’s Most Infamous Genocides?

The Merriam-Webster definition for genocide is "the deliberate and systematic destruction of a race, political or cultural group". The inheritors of the once-Ottoman now-Turkish state responsible for the Armenian Genocide still dispute the genocidal charges even 100 years after the events. Genocide can be a culturally defining event. The Gallic peoples of France, after suffering … Continue reading “How Does the War on Terror Stack Up to Some of History’s Most Infamous Genocides?”