February 12, 2014
Dear Readers, There will be light blogging for the next week because...well...you can see why. Thanks!
June 27, 2018South Africa
In 2017, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille declared the Western Cape a disaster area because of the drought. In March, the ruling African National Congress’ minister for cooperative governance, Zweli Mkhize, declared a national state of emergency. However, with the arrival of winter rains, Mkhize did not renew the state of emergency when it expired on June 13.
February 9, 2018South Korea
South Korea branded the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics as the “Peace Olympics” as part of its campaign to win rights to host the games. Just months ago, the phrase seemed empty as Donald Trump and Kim J…
December 20, 2018Syria
President Trump’s order to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria could have major implications for the country, the Middle East, and broader U.S. foreign policy.
February 27, 2015
I am on winter vacation so there will be light blogging in the coming week. Cheers!