Recap: April 11 – 17

Kerry visits Hiroshima, Volodymyr Groysman is Ukraine's new PM, Obama admits his worst mistake and Sanders and Pope Francis meet in this week's recap.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

April 17, 2016

International Affairs Refugees tear-gassed at Macedonia-Greece border "Hundreds of people were injured when Macedonian police fired tear gas on a group of refugees as they tried to break through a fence on the Greece-Macedonia border, the medical charity Doctors without Borders (MSF) said. 'O...

It’s Time for More Action in Ukraine

The weapons and vehicles in possession of the Russians currently far outweigh those held by the Ukrainians.

Henry Santer, Copy Editor

March 7, 2015

The conflict in Ukraine has gone on long enough. As it currently stands, the U.S. has the means to help the Ukrainian government put an end to the fighting that began in early 2014. The Ukraine Freedom Support Act, which authorized setting aside funds to supply Ukraine with military equipment, was passed...

Recap: Feb. 23 – March 1

Recap: Feb. 23 - March 1

Daniela Quijano, Editor

February 28, 2015

International Affairs Georgia to execute its 1st female prisoner in 70 years Kelly Gissendaner was sentenced to death after having plotted to kill her husband. Although Gissendaner did not commit the murder herself, the man she was having an affair with at the time confessed and Gissendaner wa...

Recap: Week of Feb. 9 – Feb. 15

2/9-2/15 News Stories

Daniela Quijano, Editor

February 16, 2015

International Affairs Costa Concordia captain convicted in deadly shipwreck The Costa Concordia shipwreck in January 2012 off the coast of Italy claimed the lives of 32 people and Captain Francesco Schettino is being charged with manslaughter after an 19 month trial. Schettino abandoned the shi...

Recap: Week of Feb. 2 – Feb. 8

Much can happen in a week.

Daniela Quijano, Editor

February 8, 2015

International Affairs "At least 25 killed as plane hits bridge, crashes in Taipei River" A dash cam captured the exact moment when TransAsia Airways flight crashed into Taiwanriver on the way to the Chinese province of Ximen. 26 people were confirmed dead, 15 injured, and 17 are reported to ...

Cold War II: Russian Revanchism

NATO and the Warsaw Pact

Howard Senior, Copy Editor

September 15, 2014

Throughout the latter half of the 20th century, diplomacy was beset by the conflicting ideologies of communism and capitalism; the United States, by assuming an anti-communist stance through the Truman Doctrine and NSC-68, managed to totally polarize the world between those supporting the American...

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