North Korea’s Oil Prices Drop, Despite EU’s Tariffs

North Korea’s oil prices have dropped significantly in just a matter of months. According to Reuters, the value of North Korean oil has nearly halved in this short span of time. This fact demonstrates that oil has become an independent and isolated market. United Nations’ Security Council shortened its limit on refined petroleum exports toRead More

G20 summit finishes without solutions for Trump’s trade wars

The recent summit held in Buenos Aires, Argentina by the Group of Twenty ended in a disappointing note, as there were no agreements or solutions to President Trump’s trade wars. The meeting saw several finance ministers from all around the world, who had reportedly been discussing how the president’s recent actions surrounding trade could beRead More

Trump Confirms Follow-Up Meeting with Vladimir Putin This Coming Fall

In a surprising conclusion to a week filled with controversy, U.S. President Donald Trump has announced that he will invite Vladimir Putin to a follow-up meeting in Washington this fall. Trump’s statement came as a shock to U.S. officials, especially to the Director of National Intelligence, Dan Coats. Coats found out about the President’s decisionRead More

Trump Blatantly Refused to Criticize Russia During Meeting with Putin

While U.S. President Donald Trump expressed his distrust of his own intelligence agencies during his recent meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, that fact was not the main takeaway of the summit. When Trump was asked by a reporter whether he blamed Russia for “anything in particular,” he responded that both countries had made mistakes butRead More

Republicans Criticize Trump for Siding with Vladimir Putin on Russia Investigation

A recent meeting between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump ended with a scene which most Americans never thought they would see: a U.S. president siding with a Russian leader rather than U.S. intelligence agencies. a post-meeting press conference where the leaders were asked about future U.S.-Russia relations. During a post-meeting press conference, Trump was askedRead More

Trump holds press conference with Putin after meeting, calls his administration into question

This Tuesday, the meeting between President Trump and Vladimir Putin took place. It came much anticipation from the entire political world to see the event unfold, since the leaders would discuss relevant topics, such as trade, foreign policy and possibly the allegations of collusion between the governments. The meeting came only a couple of daysRead More

U.S. Accuses North Korea of Violating Sanctions and Overselling Petroleum Products

A month after the summit between President Donald Trump and Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un, the relations between the U.S. and North Korea are still quite unstable. Recently, the Trump administration has continued to raise tensions between the two countries. The U.S. has accused North Korea of having violated U.N. sanctions, claiming that North Korea hasRead More

Trump Tweets Confirmation That North Korea Will Denuclearize

President Donald Trump has once again restated his confidence that North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un will follow through with his promise to denuclearize his nation. Trump blamed China for indicators that Kim will proceed otherwise. Trump’s tweet came as a response to the general doubt regarding the future of North Korea’s nuclear plan, whichRead More

Satellite Images Indicate That North Korea is Improving its Nuclear Facilities

Weeks after the conclusion of the U.S.-North Korea summit, satellite footage of one of North Korea’s nuclear facilities was released. In the images, rapid and radical changes can be seen being made to the facility’s infrastructure. These changes have been completed without any public announcement. The aforementioned facility is called the Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific ResearchRead More

U.S. and South Korea Prepare to End Military Exercises After Summit With North Korea

After a summit intended to solidify the relationship between President Donald Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un, the U.S. and South Korea are preparing to end their large-scale military exercises as a move towards North Korea’s denuclearization. This is part of the agreement between the two leaders to dismantle the country’s nuclear program,Read More