In 2017, America abruptly changed face. It became a deeply divided country no longer interested in world leadership, its soft power eroding fast. The question is: Who will dominate next, China, Europe, Russia? Or can America recover? Trump’s inaugural speech with

In years past, flares up on the Korean peninsula between the Communist North and Democratic South could only be found buried within the World News section of a publication. 2017 thus far has proved to be different. For months, North Korea

An Exploration of Sex-Education in the East Asian-Pacific Region My memory of the sex-ed at my New Jersey public high school is admittedly pretty hazy. But I remember being told about the different types of safe-sex practices available, I remember someone

“I can be ordered by the Supreme Court to stop it,” Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte proclaimed. “But there are things that they cannot stop, and maybe I will not stop. I will tell them I will finish this first. Then

Typing this article, I’m aware of an uneasiness creeping upon me, that has been unshakeable since the Investigatory Bill – or ‘Snooper’s Charter’ – passed its final reading in November of 2016 in the House of Lords. Security services will soon

At the end of the year, the prediction game becomes a top sporting event in the publishing industry, with everyone throwing their predictions on the wall to see if they stick. I’ll throw mine too but I’ll do it in

As the New Year approaches, numerous columnists and media personalities have been vocal in their lamentations of past year. 'Watch Mojo' listed ten events that made the previous year “the worst,” whereas host of 'Last Week Tonight', John Oliver, literally

What Will American Foreign Policy Look Like Under a Trump Administration? Throughout the course of the 2016 United States Presidential Election, it was sold to the American people as a choice: continued or increased involvement in global affairs or self-imposed isolationism. In truth, it was not

Cyber Attacks and Espionage in the Digital Age “Well that’s because [Putin] would rather have a puppet as president of the United States,” Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton fiercely told the audience at the third presidential debate in Las Vegas. “You’re the

Digitization is now part of our everyday life. It’s everywhere and it’s impacting every individual in numerous ways. With the rise of new technologies and the supremacy of social networks, no industry and no customer is left outside of the

Editor's Note: This piece is co-authored by Arriana Spallone and Gaia Garofalo.  Following the Lehman financial debacle in 2008, Iceland experienced a de facto bankruptcy triggered by an economic crisis so profound the country appeared to be doomed to failure. Fast-forward

EDITOR'S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS. SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES HERE. Improving China's Agricultural Market Information When international food prices began to soar several years ago amid declining global food stocks, the volatility

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