By: William Lewallen As we entered into the new year, vaccine roll-outs across the world served as a source of hope for many, a light at the end of a very long tunnel. So how is it then, that Britain, ...

The European Union and China successfully reached a consensus on a Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) at the end of 2020, signaling closer trade relations and greater multifaceted cooperation between the two regional juggernauts. The deal has several implications for ...

It’s a blustery October weekend in Munich, Germany. The leaves are changing, the wind is blowing, and locals hurry through the city without the typical throngs of tourists. The iconic Hofbräuhaus Beer Hall’s 5,000 seat establishment has half of its ...

Shortly after a September trilateral White House meeting between the Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, the United States President Donald Trump, and the Kosovan Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti, the Serbian government surprisingly signed an agreement to normalize economic relations with the  ...

For Belarus’ LGBTQ population, violence is not unfamiliar, and the recent protests calling for an end to President Alexander Lukashenko’s rule are only a step toward fundamental rights and protection for minority groups. Since the disputed August 9 election, a ...

Since early 2019, approximately one third of Polish regions have adopted resolutions to become “LGBT-Free Zones.” These resolutions are meant to publicize a rejection of “LGBT Ideology” and ban equality marches. While the declarations are largely symbolic, they illustrate the ...

A recent dispute between Greece and Turkey over oil and gas drilling rights in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea has led the two nations to the brink of violence, reviving their decades-old mutual hostility and potentially fracturing the NATO alliance. The ...

On July 15, Russia quietly tested their newest space weapon, launching a mysterious projectile from the Cosmos 2543 satellite, which was, for all official purposes, meant solely to act as an inspection system. Despite the Russian Foreign Ministry declaring that ...

By: Yoran Henzler and Luke Zapolski Created on the ideological foundation of an “ever closer union,” the European Union (EU) consists of 28 economically wedded nations. Despite the EU’s image as a singular European family with common monetary and agricultural ...

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has had devastating consequences for vulnerable populations across the world. Asylum-seekers, in particular, are threatened by the pandemic due to their sub-optimal and densely populated living conditions. According to the United Nations, there are currently ...