What the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Means for (East) Europe

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline is a project that is currently on standby. Albeit not for long. The pipeline will transfer gas from Russia, through the Baltic Sea and straight onto the German coast. This project has escalated the worries of people in Eastern Europe. Their primary concerns are that its construction emboldens Vladimir Putin.…… Continue reading What the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Means for (East) Europe

What is the International Criminal Court and why hasn’t America signed?

International institutions have always been  highly subjected to scrutiny. The anarchical nature of international relations leaves some wary.This feeling of uneasiness and instability could become stable if only there were overarching powers. Hands granted by the world populace to pick and pluck out the worlds problems. These hands have come to be shaped in institutions…… Continue reading What is the International Criminal Court and why hasn’t America signed?

ISIS: Lashing Out

There has been an uptick in terror attacks by the Islamic State in recent weeks.The way things are going, it’s hard to tell who is winning the war. For every military victory in the far off land of the middle east, more bodies pile up in the streets at home. Every clip of the carnage…… Continue reading ISIS: Lashing Out