As the war in Ukraine ensues, Georgia looks back to its own war with Russia. Although the 2008 Russo-Georgian War lasted only five days, the war and its aftermath impacted the rights of the Georgian people, the sovereignty of the ...

I have played baseball for over fifteen years, and my family has cheered on the Yankees for over 50. I’m considered the black sheep of my family just for liking the Mets. My father has played all his life and ...

Feeling the crushing impacts of Western sanctions over recent years, Vladimir Putin has had to look elsewhere for political and economic influence. To do this, the Kremlin employs coordinated disinformation campaigns in several African countries. Using tested proxies that indirectly ...

Often referred to as the “Lungs of the Earth,” the Amazon rainforest  “produc[es]20% of the world’s oxygen” and holds “more than a third of all carbon stored by tropic forests worldwide.” It also contains “20% of the world’s flowing freshwater… ...

Coalitions, infighting, rinse, repeat. Italy is no stranger to leadership changes. Over the past 80 years, it’s undergone 70 different governments and has had a profound history of political instability. On Sept. 25, the country headed to the polls six ...

*Information is accurate and up-to-date as of Sept. 26, 2022, but this situation is actively unfolding. On Sept.13, 2022, Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish Iranian visiting Tehran was taken into custody by the morality police and transported to a “re-education ...

70 years after going extinct on the subcontinent, last week, the cheetah — the world’s fastest land animal — returned to India as part of the government’s latest conservation effort.  Last Saturday, eight cheetahs were flown in from Namibia on ...

As the echoes of colonialism find their roots in today’s Western-oriented globalization, the recent rise of the BRICS, most notably China, has forced this power dynamic out of its usual narrative. As peripheral countries continue to have advancements in GDP, ...

After midnight on September 13, thousands of Armenians woke up to a nightmare.  Just moments later, hundreds of phones here at the University of Southern California would be buzzing with notifications bearing the news. The nightmare, it seemed, had breached ...

Following the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, which resulted in the death of over 800,000 Rwandans, President Paul Kagame was tasked with the difficult job of uniting the country and restoring the economy. As the genocide significantly affected the health of ...