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A New Beginning?

A New Beginning?

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

The Mueller Report was billed to be the single most fundamentally shocking piece of paper in recent American history. No, this is not an exaggeration. A report that was supposed to uncover the rigging of a presidential election by a foreign adversary and the current President himself is bone-chilling....

Russian Plane Crashes and Kills All 71 Passengers

Russian Plane Crashes and Kills All 71 Passengers

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

February 17, 2018

A Saratov Airlines flight crashed near Moscow last Sunday, Feb. 11, plummeting into the snowy terrain and killing all 71 people on board. State-run Russian media announced that the commercial airplane did not report any problems before abruptly disappearing from radar shortly after takeoff from Moscow's...

America First, Unless Russia is Involved

America First, Unless Russia is Involved

Natalia Rodriguez, Reviews Editor

February 8, 2018

This week, the White House announced its decision to withhold imposing sanctions on Russia. The sanctions had already been mandated by Congress as a part of the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), which- spoiler alert- aims to counter America's adversaries through sanctions....

Trump is Now Leakier Than a Broken Faucet

Trump is Now Leakier Than a Broken Faucet

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

In a recent meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, President Donald J. Trump Jr. revealed critical information regarding the Islamic State to the Russian representatives present. Trump revealed that England and the U.S. have banned electronic devices on flights to and from several Middle Eastern countries because of alleged terrorism plots hatched by ISIS. Just a few hours later, it was revealed that the source of that information was Israel which is a c...

Michael Flynn’s Fiery Resignation

Michael Flynn’s Fiery Resignation

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017

On Feb. 13, President Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned which caused quite a lot of concern for many Americans. This came largely due to issues with Russia which is something we have not had to deal with since the end of the Cold War. However, as tensions rise between the governments...

Trump Dismisses CIA Claims

Trump Dismisses CIA Claims

Mia Galex, Staff Writer

December 21, 2016

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has conducted an assessment confirming Russia orchestrated the hacking of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to help president-elect Donald Trump win the election. These accusations have not only prompted President Obama to investigate the alleged Russian hacking,...

Will There Be A “Colder” War?

Will There Be A “Colder” War?

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

November 20, 2016

For the majority of  the twentieth century, the possibility of an all-out nuclear war with Russia was one of America's most pressing issues. Now with the current situation in Syria, the United States is closer to entering a new Cold War than most might think. In Syria, the U.S. backed rebels are fighting...

Es Confirmado: Estados Unidos deja a Siria después de recibir una amenaza de Rusia.

Es Confirmado: Estados Unidos deja a Siria después de recibir una amenaza de Rusia.

Veronica De Varona, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

En Octubre 28, John Kerry, el secretario de Estado de Estados Unidos advirtió a Lavrov (Ministro de Asuntos Exteriores de Rusia) que detuviera el bombardeo de Alepo, Siria  o de lo contrario los Estados Unidos iba  a suspender  toda la cooperación y la diplomacia con Rusia. De acuerdo con las...

Recap: February 29 – March 6

Recap: February 29 – March 6

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

March 6, 2016

International Affairs Syria’s cease-fire frays as Russia resumes airstrikes "Syria’s hard-won truce began to fray Sunday, with Russian warplanes resuming airstrikes on towns and villages in the north and fresh reports of artillery fire across several front lines. The violence came on only the s...

Recap: February 22 – 28

Recap: February 22 – 28

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

February 28, 2016

International Affairs 129 Killed in Syrian Bombings — as Kerry Announces 'Provisional' Truce "A bloody spasm of violence was reported to have killed almost 130 people Sunday in Syria as the United States announced that it and Russia had reached a "provisional agreement" on a cease-fire in the civil...

Recap: December 14 – 20

Recap: December 14 – 20

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

December 20, 2015

International Affairs  National Front Party in France Is Dealt a Setback in Regional Elections "French voters dealt a sharp setback to the far-right National Front in regional elections on Sunday, depriving the party of victory in any of the country’s 13 regions, according to projections b...

Recap: December 7 – 13

Recap: December 7 – 13

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

December 13, 2015

International Affairs Venezuela elections: socialists dealt a blow as opposition wins landslide "Venezuela’s opposition has won an overwhelming victory in parliamentary elections in the oil-rich nation, which is mired in economic turmoil and violent crime. Candidates for the centre-right...

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