Category: Middle East

Is the US doing enough to combat ISIS?

As, ISIS spreads across Iraq, some are questioning whether the US is doing enough. Read the NYT article below. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/22/world/middleeast/obama-defends-approach-to-islamic-state-fight.html?rref=homepage&module=Ribbon&version=origin&region=Header&action=click&contentCollection=Home%20Page&pgtype=article

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Pope Calls Killings of Armenians First Genocide of 20th Century

Please read the first article for some background on the Armenian genocide: http://www.nytimes.com/ref/timestopics/topics_armeniangenocide.html Now read this article to understand why the Pope calling this tragedy […]

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UN Monitors Damascus Refugee Camp

  As the humanitarian crisis in Syria deepens, UN peacekeepers seek to evaluate and improve conditions in a refugee camp for Palestinians. Read the article […]

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The President didn’t invite you? Awkward!

This week, the Israeli Prime Minister spoke to a joint session of Congress. ┬áRead the article here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/congress/netanyahu-warns-us-bad-deal-would-put-iran-on-nuclear-path/2015/03/03/c49f9f8a-c214-11e4-a188-8e4971d37a8d_story.html And watch a slightly more humorous analysis […]

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Top 10 Geopolitical Risks of 2015

TIME magazine gives a quick rundown of the issues that could threaten global stability in 2015. Knowing these risks will help us understand US foreign […]

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