“After decades of division and conflict, we mark the dawn of a new Middle East”  President Donald Trump stated. On September 15, representatives from the United Arab Emirates, Israel and the United States signed the ‘Abraham Accords.’ The Abraham Accords ...

Plagued by unprecedented forest fires deep in the heart of the Amazon, an economic downturn that has plunged thousands of citizens back into poverty, and soaring COVID fatality rates, Brazil is undeniably in a state of crisis. Well, undeniable to ...

For many years, Mozambique was seen as a “jewel” in southern Africa, prized for its abundance of natural resources, successful peace dividends, and relative economic development. However, this narrative began to shift in 2017 with the emergence of an Islamist ...

While several countries around the world have been forced to shut down yet again due to resurging COVID-19 cases, others are faring well and slowly beginning to open up. Desperate to salvage their economies, previously shut-down by internally-imposed lockdowns, certain ...

The resurgence of COVID-19 cases in South Korea has not only posed huge health challenges but also revealed deep political divides within the country.  Once citing fewer than 10 COVID-19 cases a day, cases have risen to triple digits since ...

In March, the University of Southern California made the decision to switch all classes from in-person to completely virtual as a result of the early stages of the COVID-19 crisis in the United States. Since then, Glimpse from the Globe’s ...

The economic repercussions of COVID-19 have halted rampant consumerism. In particular, the fast fashion industry has incurred tremendous losses. With nowhere to go and no one to see, formerly avid fast fashion consumers aren’t stocking up on the latest, cheapest ...

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected diplomatic relations across the world, with the U.S.-China relationship becoming especially antagonistic. Though it has not garnered the same media attention, the relationship between China and the African continent has also suffered as a result ...

While the U.S. presidential election will determine the face of American foreign policy, much of the United States’ approach to global affairs will be decided by the legislation and appointments made by the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC). The ...

In many ways, the coronavirus pandemic has started a global biotechnology “race.” Powerful countries have rapidly invested in vaccine research, eager not only to attain a sense of normalcy for citizens, but to display technological dominance. The results have been ...