LOS ANGELES — As Saudi Arabia’s dependency on oil has grown over the years, accounting for almost 50 percent of the country’s gross domestic product, the Saudi government has started to look for ways to diversify its revenue. Out of ...

By: Evelyn Zhang and Lauren Schulsohn LOS ANGELES — The Cuban Missile Crisis. The Bay of Pigs. Guantanamo Bay. All of these infamous events seem to encapsulate a common sentiment around the topic of U.S.- Cuba relations over the years, ...

HONG KONG — With the imposition of the National Security Law on June 20, 2020, China tightened its grip on Hong Kong. In one fell swoop, Beijing was effectively able to ban anti-government protests and movements. The law came after ...

Every once in a while, reports come out of Saudi Arabia that a new law has been passed, or that an old one has been abolished, and Saudi women have been granted another right.  Some notable ones as of late ...

The United Kingdom is currently facing its biggest challenge since the completion of Brexit. In the past year, there have been ongoing, public and controversial conversations about the future of Scotland.  The Scottish Parliament is currently going through the process ...

The United Nations is an organization whose finances are rarely in the realm of concern for the general public. An organization committed to serving the functions of its various branches, missions and philanthropic endeavors, the financial crisis of the UN ...

Following inauguration ceremonies on January 20, President Joe Biden marked his first week in office by issuing seventeen executive orders. Following through with his campaign promise to address the mounting problems of climate change in the United States and abroad, ...

Glimpse from the Globe · The First 100 Days: Biden and the “Trump of the Tropics” — A New Era of U.S.-Brazil Relations Since his inauguration in January 2019, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been a close emulator of former ...

Glimpse from the Globe · The First 100 Days: Samantha Power and a New Chapter for USAID The past four years of an “America First” agenda have hurt the United States’ credibility and capacity to accomplish overseas policy goals. An ...

In a promising effort to promote press freedom in the United States, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) filed legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives in early February that would bar foreign aid to governments that egregiously violate freedom of the ...