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

The Impact of Russian Intervention

BY: KATHERINE GAN, SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR

Originating as a peaceful protest between the government and its citizens, the Syrian conflict has spiraled into a full-blown war, featuring sectarian and political divisions. Russia’s military presence, bolstering Bashar al-Assad’s regime, has only further Continue reading