Author: Simran Nayak

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Cape Town in Deep Water During Drought

While the debate over the existence of global warming continues to draw attention, the worst-case scenarios of climate change are already underway in many parts of the world, namely in Cape Town, South Africa. Twenty years after the end of apartheid,...

Cape Town in Deep Water During Drought

While the debate over the existence of global warming continues to draw attention, the worst-case scenarios of climate change are already underway in many parts of the world, namely in Cape Town, South Africa. Twenty years after the end of apartheid,...

The Chavez Imitator

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro recently announced that his government and the state-run oil company PDVSA will need to “restructure their debt repayments”. This realization comes after the oil company was forced to pay $1.1 billion, costly f...

The Chavez Imitator

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro recently announced that his government and the state-run oil company PDVSA will need to “restructure their debt repayments”. This realization comes after the oil company was forced to pay $1.1 billion, costly f...

Too Little, Too Late

Beijing has been notoriously indecisive in resisting North Korea’s missile deployments, mostly operating through diplomatic means to persuade North Korea to disband its nuclear weapons and missile activities. Although diplomatic efforts are importa...

Too Little, Too Late

Beijing has been notoriously indecisive in resisting North Korea’s missile deployments, mostly operating through diplomatic means to persuade North Korea to disband its nuclear weapons and missile activities. Although diplomatic efforts are importa...

The Perpetual Greek Crisis

Once again, Greece is making headlines for its economic troubles as it heads towards a major confrontation with its European creditors and the IMF. Tensions over bailout negotiations are on the rise and many are worried Athens will see itself in irre...

The Perpetual Greek Crisis

Once again, Greece is making headlines for its economic troubles as it heads towards a major confrontation with its European creditors and the IMF. Tensions over bailout negotiations are on the rise and many are worried Athens will see itself in irre...

Asia’s Unstable Power Vacuum

Since coming into office, US President Donald Trump has signed multiple executive orders attempting to repeal the policies enacted by former President Barack Obama. These efforts have worried many foreign governments, who are painfully aware that the...

Asia’s Unstable Power Vacuum

Since coming into office, US President Donald Trump has signed multiple executive orders attempting to repeal the policies enacted by former President Barack Obama. These efforts have worried many foreign governments, who are painfully aware that the...

Europe’s America: The Rise of Populism

Over the course of the last few months, the entire world has waited with bated breath for the results of the US elections. As a result, elections in other countries appear to have taken a back seat. But with the French presidential elections schedule...

Europe’s America: The Rise of Populism

Over the course of the last few months, the entire world has waited with bated breath for the results of the US elections. As a result, elections in other countries appear to have taken a back seat. But with the French presidential elections schedule...