International News

Obama outlines ISIS strategy in prime time address

International News, Politics September 17, 2014 at 8:11 pm Comments are Disabled

By Zachary Toillion On September 10, President Obama outlined the US plan to combat ISIS in a primetime address to the nation. In contrast to his plans for airstrikes in Syria in 2013, Obama rejected the need for a congressional authorization vote and announced the plan would be a longRead More

ISIS threat looms as 9/11 nears

International News September 9, 2014 at 10:28 pm Comments are Disabled

By Zach Toillion On the eve of the thirteenth anniversary of 9/11 the terrorist group ISIS has the world on edge. After raising the U.K’s terror threat level to “severe” on August 29th, Prime Minister David Cameron announced new powers to revoke passports of Britain’s believed to have affiliations withRead More

Tension escalates between Ukraine and Russia

International News, Politics September 5, 2014 at 1:49 am Comments are Disabled

By Zachary Toillion Tension between Ukraine and Russia have reached new levels in a conflict that has escalated throughout much of the year. The basis of the tension between Ukraine and Russia are rooted in the annexation of Crimea in March. Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was widely expected toRead More

Conflict between Gaza and Israel continues

Conflict between Gaza and Israel continues

International News, Politics August 20, 2014 at 3:37 pm Comments are Disabled

By Zachary Toillion The ongoing conflict between Gaza and Israel reached a temporary ceasefire on August 4th and the 72 hour ceasefire was later extended another 5 days on August 7th. Over the course of the last month, Israel and Hamas have agreed to numerous ceasefires only to renege on the agreementRead More

Foreign policy dominates Obama’s second term

Foreign policy dominates Obama’s second term

International News August 7, 2014 at 6:52 am Comments are Disabled

By Zachary Toillion In the 2012 election, President Obama campaigned primarily on a series of domestic policy issues. He championed immigration reform that offered a pathway to citizenship for immigrants who entered the country illegally, endorsed additional infrastructure spending on roads and bridges, vowed to protect the Affordable Care Act,Read More