Maduro’s Biggest Mistake

By: Rexhinaldo Nazarko It does not take a political scientist, or a Sherlock-level genius to realize Venezuela is not in its golden age right now. The country is arguably suffering its largest political, humanitarian, economic crisis ever since independence in 1811. Due to "single crop" economic policies, or to put it in vernacular, heavy reliance... Continue Reading →

Six More Years of Vlad Putin

By: Rexhinaldo Nazarko On Sunday, March 18th, the Russian people took to the polls in order to elect their "new" leader. Unsurprisingly, the elections turned out to be very anticlimactic, with Vladimir Putin claiming victory once again, making this his fourth, and second consecutive Presidential term. The former KGB grasped over 70 percent of the... Continue Reading →

First the Americans and Now the Russians: The Taliban as a Political Tool

By: Rex Nazarko Afghanistan is considered "America's Longest War". Official US involvement in the country dates back to 2001 with President Bush's famous "You Are Either With US Or Against Us" speech, propping up American invasion of the central Asian nation. The goal was eliminate the terrorist element governing Afghanistan, otherwise known as the Taliban.... Continue Reading →

Japan’s Pacifism Tested

Japanese history is one of the most intriguing narratives of nations. Spanning a period of almost ¬†10,000 years of archeological records, and evidence, the history of Japan is one of the longest recorded accounts of any peoples. But throughout the course of such an extended time, one could hardly call the nation's tale pacifist. ¬†Apart... Continue Reading →

Why Europe Cannot do Without America

In unveiling their campaign program for the German election yesterday, Angela Merkel's conservatives put forth a series of plans which at the heart, contained the promise and thrust for a unified, independent Europe. One could hardly not notice the severe undertone Merkel's CDU had taken towards the United States and European reliance on it. The... Continue Reading →

North Korea’s Wind of Change

In 1990 the Scorpions release their famous hit "Wind of Change" dedicated to the rapid domino effect-like fall of Communism in Eastern Europe. But while the Soviet Union and the Iron Curtain were dealt the final blow, in the far East a regime modeled after a Stalinistic Cult of personality, continued to thrive in North... Continue Reading →

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