China’s Infrastructure

China’s Infrastructure

BY: KATHERINE GAN, SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR

Over two thousand years ago, the Silk Road was formally established, creating trade linkages between China and the rest of Eurasia. Surprisingly, after nearly two thousand years, this silk road has withstood the test of Continue reading

Nightmare in Yemen

Nightmare in Yemen

BY: KATHERINE GAN, SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR

 

Smoke engulfs the air and debris flies overhead, as citizens scramble to escape, hoping to leave the war behind. Unfortunately, this is the daily reality for thousands of ordinary Yemenis. In the Middle East, Continue reading

A Failed Turkey Coup

A Failed Turkey Coup

BY: KATHERINE GAN, SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR

 

Last Friday, on July 15th, members of the Turkish military stormed onto the streets of Ankara and Istanbul, in a coup to overthrow President Erdogan and his oppressive government. President Erdogan has been Continue reading

Prioritizing India

Prioritizing India

BY: KATHERINE GAN, SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR

In late 2011, President Obama announced his intentions of rebalancing the United State’s foreign policy by pivoting towards Asia. Most noticeably, the United States shifted to the Asia-Pacific region to counter China’s growing influence, signified Continue reading

The Petrobras Saga

The Petrobras Saga

BY: KATHERINE GAN, SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR

In mid-2013, news broke out of the Petrobras scandal, uncovering widespread corruption throughout the Brazilian government. However, nearly three years later, in 2016, the Petrobras scandal has hit the newsstands again, as former and Continue reading