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Ceasefire in Gaza after deadly weekend clashes

An Israeli factory after being hit by a Palestinian rocket.

Sean Moriarty, Special Coverage Editor

May 6, 2019

Israel and several Palestinian terror groups agreed to a ceasefire on Monday after a bloody weekend of military clashes across the Gazan border

Putin Talks Nukes With Kim After U.S. Negotiations Falter

President Putin and Supreme Leader Kim shake hands during the talks on April 25th.

Sean Moriarty, Special Coverage Editor

May 1, 2019

President Putin met with Kim Jong-Un to discuss North Korea's nuclear program for the first time on April 25th.

U.S. Recognizes Israeli Occupation of Golan Heights

An Israeli tank in the Golan Heights border region.

Sean Moriarty, Special Coverage Writer

March 25, 2019

In a controversial move, President Donald Trump issued a proclamation on Monday recognizing Israel’s jurisdiction over the disputed Golan Heights border territory that separates the nation from Syria, its longtime enemy.

New Attorney General Could “Barr” Future Mueller Probe

President Trump congratulates Attorney General Barr on his nomination and confirmation.

Sean Moriarty, Politics Special Coverage Editor

February 27, 2019

William Barr was confirmed by the Senate as the new United States Attorney General last Thursday, handing him control of the Justice Department, all legal advice to the Executive Branch, and, most notably, the Mueller investigation.

Crisis in the Black Sea

The Kerch Strait has been blocked by a Russian cargo vessel, preventing any sea travel through the strategic waterway.

Sean Moriarty, Politics Special Coverage Editor

November 25, 2018

Russian and Ukrainian warships clashed over the closure of the Kerch Strait, an important strategic canal, resulting in the Russian seizure of two Ukrainian warships and the injury of six and capture of 23 Ukrainian sailors, on Sunday, November 25th. In 2014, Russia seized the Crimean peninsula, a Ukrainian te...

The Bear Sharpens Its Claws

A Russian Mi-24 Gunship launches a spray of rockets during an air to ground exercise

Sean Moriarty, Special Coverage Writer

October 3, 2018

Russia recently held the largest military exercise in its history since the gargantuan 1981 Soviet war games from September 11 to 15 in eastern Siberia.

Trump vs. American Intelligence Community

Former CIA Director John Brennan's official portrait, courtesy of the Central Intelligence Agency

Sean Moriarty, Politics Writer

August 27, 2018

President Trump has a history of acting against the Intelligence Community, and the revocation of former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance is no exception.

A Seventy-Year Pause: Special Coverage

A Greek Golden Dawn political rally in Athens, 2015. Courtesy of Wikimedia.

Sean Moriarty, Staff Writer

June 7, 2018

During the Cold War, Europe’s political atmosphere was split into two major groupings; Communist parties adorned the governments of the Eastern Bloc, while alternations of left-wing and conservative parties dominated politics in the West.

Gen. McMaster joins ever-growing list of departures from Trump Administration

Picture courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Sean Moriarty, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018

    Former National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster resigned from his position on March 22nd, joining a list of former Trump administration officials that, to many, appears to grow larger by the moment. On Thursday, March 22nd, after weeks of speculation, General H.R. McMaster resigned from ...

Safe and Secure or Fire and Fury?

Safe and Secure or Fire and Fury?

Sean Moriarty, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

The aftermath of the Stoneman Douglas school shooting on February 14th, which left 17 students and staff dead, has caused many students to doubt whether or not U.S. gun laws truly keep themselves, and others, safe. On February 14th, 19-year old Nikolas Cruz burst into the Stoneman Douglas High School...

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