July 2, 2019
Western leaders have long criticized OPEC’s power to raise oil prices, but the bloc’s influence is on the wane as U.S. oil production has soared and alternative energies have come to the fore.
June 27, 2019
A growing number of countries are legalizing same-sex marriage amid a steady advance in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights, but opposition remains strong in many countries.
June 14, 2019
The United States Army celebrates its 244th birthday today. If you see an active duty, former, or retired member of the United States Army today, wish their service Happy Birthday.
The Army websit…
June 13, 2019
Endemic to the African tropics, the Ebola virus has killed thousands in recent years, putting the World Health Organization and major donor countries in the limelight as they’ve grappled with how to …
May 30, 2019
The ICC was created to bring justice to the world’s worst war criminals, but debate over the court still rages.
May 24, 2019
The United States has fought twelve major wars and a countless number of smaller skirmishes in its history. Memorial Day is how we honor the soldiers, sailors, airmen, airwomen, and marines who did n…
May 22, 2019
The country’s political system doesn't deserve the laments it’s recently received.
May 17, 2019
Neither Iran nor the United States likely wants war, but the possibility of a miscommunication is considerable, risking a dangerous escalation.
May 13, 2019
China’s industrial policy is aimed at rapidly expanding its high-tech sectors and developing its advanced manufacturing base. The plan is seen as a threat by President Trump, and could escalate the trade war.
May 3, 2019
This week: New executive order for cyber talent in government; UK defense secretary fired amidst Huawei leaks; Facebook bans American far-right figures; Dutch intelligence agency names Russia and Chi…