The final outcome of the French presidential election have huge ramifications for not only France, but the whole of the European Union.
A Macron victory would demonstrate to the world that centrism and pro-European liberalism can still triumph over populism and nationalism.
Mélenchon’s refusal to endorse Macron may give Le Pen the power to pull from his substantial voter base before the presidential run-off.
MOAB is a weapon of massive proportions, but its consequences carry even greater magnitude. It is possible that its launch was a strategic maneuver, but more likely it is representative of the Trump administration’s increased willingness to use military powers.
In Xinjiang, attacks on religious expression have long been seen as one dimension of a larger government campaign to repress Uyghur ethnic identity.
Why does a chemical attack evoke an immediate, large-scale response, while the starvation of hundreds of thousands in Syria is brushed aside?
Unless Putin’s self-serving regime can give the Russian public something in the way of real progress, it will continue to make its voice heard.