Amidst Islamic State Decentralization, the U.S. Has No Counterterrorism Plan

Written by: Canaan Odeh When Britain, Germany, France, and other NATO members symbolically joined the United States war against Afghanistan in 2001, it was an initiative to end global terrorism. Ten years later, Osama Bin Laden was killed and President Obama marked the end of the combat mission through the following years. Last summer, the…

Africa: Made in China

Written by: McKenna Ross China and Africa are two areas of the world that are becoming more linked every day. This is largely because of China’s Belt and Road Initiative which has dramatically increased economic ties between the two. Only now is the world beginning to see the long term effects of China’s spreading influence…

Cameroon’s Human Rights Violations and Their Consequences

Written by: Emery Jochnau United States President Donald Trump recently made a bold economic decision regarding the North African country of Cameroon. Trump announced that due to consistent human rights violations he would be cutting trade benefits for the country and removing them from the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). The AGOA is a…

Economic Justice in Africa – Why We Should Pay Attention to President Addo’s Speech on Poverty

Written by: Lydia Nyachieo On September 25th, Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo addressed the general debate at the 74th UN General Assembly. Aside from talking about the importance of education, the transformative power of technology, and global inclusivity, one of his main points addressed poverty. Specifically, President Addo argued how “unfairness in the economic order undermines…