Category: World

Lost in Historical Precedent: The Assassination of Jamal Khashoggi

WASHINGTON – This turbulent year bred as many fraying of international relations as it did renewed bonds of partnership. October 2nd, 2018 marked a day that would test several nations in their pursuit of global peace. The complexity, mystery, and tragedy surrounding the death of Washington Post journalist and Saudi national Jamal Khashoggi has played out over the last two months with fingers pointing in every direction and overwhelming pressure to uncover the truth. Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, that October afternoon to retrieve paperwork for his upcoming marriage. He was never seen alive again by...

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Brexit: The Hard and Soft of It

LONDON – You may have caught the news today about a Brexit deal occurring between the United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales, & Northern Ireland) and the European Union. As reported by the BBC at 17:00 GMT the UK and the EU have agreed to the “draft text” on a Brexit agreement sending the draft to cabinet. Prime Minister Theresa May has set for 14:00 local on Wednesday seeking backing from her ministers. This marks the significant momentum of the referendum process sought but the British people when they voted in 2016 whereby a margin of 3.78% voted in favor...

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