Logistics of a Ceasefire in Syria

Russia and the United States have orchestrated a ceasefire in Syria. As of September 12, there is to be a seven-day cessation of violence in order for Syrians (excluding those in ISIS controlled territory) to receive access to humanitarian aid and, provided that the ceasefire succeeds, for the two superpowers to negotiate an unprecedented joint…

Baseball and Cuban Relations?

When elected in 2008, President Barack Obama claimed that he would heal our relationship with Cuba – which has been waning since the Castro regime took over in 1959. Since agreeing to establish ties with the island nation in December of 2014 many US businesses have decided to take advantage. Airlines are planning flights and…

Why I Support Syrian Refugees

America – home of the free. We have a plethora of rights that citizens in many other countries do not have. We should be grateful that we’re allowed to voice our opinions and make our own choices. These rights are primary reasons why so many others seek out the United States. They desire a shred…

The Latest on the Islamic State

In another abhorrent show of inhumanity, the Islamic State has released a video of a hostage Jordanian pilot being burned alive in a cage. ISIS has been working to gain legitimacy as a governmental body in the war-torn areas of Iraq and Syria; the rest of the world has taken notice as well. One of…