Trump Imposes Hard Line Sanctions on Iran

Sanctions levied against the Iranian government by the Trump Administration took effect Tuesday, with another round of more stiff round of sanctions to come in the near future. The Trump Administration has hopes that these sanctions will help cripple the Iranian economy and force concessions from the capital of Tehran. In fact, the announcement ofRead More

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Saudi Arabia to Suspend Oil Export through Bab al-Mandeb Strait Following Attack

Saudi Arabia has suspended oil export through the Bab al-Mandeb strait in response to an attack on two of their crude oil vessels by Yemeni Houthi rebels. The decision was announced by Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, stating that the suspension will last: “until the situation becomes clearer and maritime transit through Bab al-MandebRead More

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Russia Showcases Nuclear Torpedo

The Russian Ministry of Defense has recently released video of a nuclear-powered missile by the name of “Poseidon” that is specifically designed to avoid U.S defenses. Unlike a prototypical nuclear weapon, this missile is designed with an emphasis on the radioactive waste created as a byproduct of nuclear weaponry. This weapon has been designed toRead More

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Republican Representative Mike Coffman Offers Bow of Support for Net Neutrality

The push to overturn the FCC decision to repeal net neutrality has gained support from an unlikely place: Mike Coffman, Republican Representative of Colorado, who has announced his across the aisle support for the usage of the Congressional Review Act (CRA) in regards to net neutrality. The CRA is a resolution designed to allow CongressRead More

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Change in North Korean Policy Could Catalyze Restructuring of the International Stage

It appears as though there is a detente of sorts developing between North and South Korea. This collaboration of the Koreas comes in lieu of the tension-filled past year in which the People’s Republic of Korea has made concentrated efforts to bolster both their ICBM and nuclear arsenals. As part of this newly constructed relationship,Read More

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