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The Venezuelan Stalemate

The Venezuelan Stalemate

By Jacob Gilbert*, As recently as the late 20th century, Venezuela was one of the richest countries in Latin America. This was due in large part to the country’s massive oil reserves, some of the largest in the entire world.(1) Despite this wealth, Venezuela suffered...

The Sudan Massacre: A Fight for Change

The Sudan Massacre: A Fight for Change

In June 2019 one may have noticed a number of social media profile pictures being changed to a specific shade of blue. This was in response to a massacre perpetrated by a Sudanese paramilitary troop in the nation’s capital, Khartoum, on the Forces for Freedom and...

The Case for US Involvement In Yemen

The Case for US Involvement In Yemen

By: Ronnan Rodas* Despite earning the unfortunate title of the world’s “forgotten war”, the ongoing conflict in Yemen is by no means one we should ignore. In a civil war in which the death toll will likely exceed 233,000 by the end of the year [1], the status quo in...

Women at the Forefront of Sudan’s Uprising

Women at the Forefront of Sudan’s Uprising

By: Fatime-Zara Beri* This past April has ushered in a new change in Sudan. The spirit of revolution has taken over the citizens of Sudan. At the center of the revolution are women.[1] Massive scores of women protesters take to the streets in Khartoum, the capital of...

The Cuban Thaw

The Cuban Thaw

By: Ronnan Rodas* The United States and Cuba have maintained a relationship marked by a missile crisis, embargoes, and a general, mutual distrust for one another. The apparent detente established by Barack Obama has been targeted by President Trump in an effort to...

Under Pressure: Analyzing the Future of NATO

Under Pressure: Analyzing the Future of NATO

By: Connor A. McNairn* Throughout its 70-year history, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has proved relatively efficient at providing collective security for both North America and Western Europe.  It achieved its principal goal of the twentieth century,...

Democracy in Africa: Progression or Regression?

Democracy in Africa: Progression or Regression?

By: Harold Niebel* In the past several months, many African countries have conducted presidential elections.  The elections in Senegal, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and Nigeria vary in legitimacy and reputability reflecting the contemporary challenges...

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The Dr. Belgrad 50th Anniversary Issue

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