World update: May 1 2018

ENVIRONMENT New data from the World Health Organization shows that air pollution is killing seven million people per year--and naturally, poor nations are being hit hardest: “There are cities and regions where improvement is happening,” said Sophie Gumy, one of the authors of the report. “But even if things have started to move, they aren’t … Continue reading World update: May 1 2018

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Europe/Americas update: August 2 2017

EUROPE RUSSIA As expected--he really didn't have much choice considering Congress could've and would've overridden his veto--President Trump signed into law a bill levying sanctions against Russia, Iran, and North Korean on Wednesday. While I would argue that the bill has greater ramifications with respect to Iran--it designates the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a … Continue reading Europe/Americas update: August 2 2017

There is absolutely no way this could go wrong

Congressman Frank Wolf (R-VA) is proposing legislation that would authorize the president to engage the Islamic State militarily. Well, the Islamic State and pretty much anybody else, anywhere, at any time: Wolf on Wednesday told The Hill that when Congress returns from its vacation, he would introduce legislation that would override the 2001 AUMF and … Continue reading There is absolutely no way this could go wrong