Confronting ISIS’ Global Frontier

  Over the past several months, the number of terrorist attacks orchestrated by ISIS appear to be increasing exponentially. Between June 28 and July 2, which coincided with the month of Ramadan in the Islamic calendar, ISIS claimed responsibility for multiple attacks that collectively resulted in the deaths of over 400 civilians. Since the November […]

Menstrual Hygiene: The Dark Horse of Development

If gender equality is to become a serious goal, women and girls must be able to fully address their basic biological needs.

Britain’s Patient Woman

On July 7th, the Conservative Members of Parliament chose Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom as the two candidates that would face a ballot of party members, and it became clear that Britain was going to appoint its second female Prime Minister. Yet at noon just four days later, Andrea Leadsom bowed out of the race, […]

A Special Relationship Gone Wrong

On June 23, 2016, over 17 million residents of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. Overnight, the Pound Sterling dropped to a 31 year low, bringing with it the largest drop Wall Street has seen since November 2011. It soon became apparent that the consequences of the “Brexit” would not accrue solely […]

Aleppo: The Final Frontier?

As the Syrian civil war rages in and around Aleppo, the city’s strategic significance has been a hot topic of discussion.

After Autocracy: Challenges to Tunisian Democracy

Five years after the Jasmine Revolution, the Tunisian government still struggles to meet many citizens’ day-to-day concerns.