Foreign Policy

Moldova: the New Cold War's corrupt battleground

As tensions between the U.S. and Russia escalate, several countries of the former Soviet Union are caught in the middle.  Ukraine, Georgia, and a small country of Moldova, sandwiched between the NATO member Romania and Ukraine, are an...

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An unanticipated minor fault

Consider this fictitious – but possible – scenario.  

Next year, as world conflicts worsen, and both Russia and China (separately) get more aggressive, real war breaks out (in Ukraine, South...

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Philippine President Duterte wages war on peace

More than a thousand people are dead in less than a hundred days since the President of the Philippines took office. For the first time, I took to the comments section of an international news source on Facebook and expressed my opinion,...

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Build a wall, make Mexico great again

Donald Trump’s impromptu jaunt to Mexico City yesterday was perhaps more timely than people appreciate. Coming up soon is the 10th year anniversary of the Secure Fence Act, the border partition bill voted into law by Congress (...

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Brazil's flawed impeachment of Dilma Rousseff

After a largely successful—especially in light of almost insultingly low expectations—Olympics, Brazil is now abruptly pulled back to reality. The end of Olympics revelry coincided with the tempestuous final stretch of former...

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