Chicago’s Reaction to Gaza’s Plight

Over ten thousand individuals flooded the streets of Chicago this Sunday to protest the siege on Gaza and occupation of Palestinian land, and to urge US policy-makers to stop sending aid to Israeli troops. This was the fourth mass protest in the city this summer. Each protest has garnered more and more attendees. Buses left […]

The Crimean Peninsula is Soon to Be a Part of Russia

Recent talks between Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov only served to re-establish the well known fact  that USA and Russia are vehemently opposed to one another on the crisis in Ukraine. Lavrov has said there is “no common vision” between the two nations for the future of Ukraine. Following […]

Obama Orders Military to Prepare For a Complete Withdrawal From Afghanistan

President Obama has ordered top military commanders to initiate the early stages of a complete withdrawal from Afghanistan to ensure that all Americans service members are out of the war torn nation by the end of this year. For months, Obama has been trying to convince Afghan President Hamid Karzai to sign a bilateral security […]

Civil War Looms on The Horizon for Iraq

Al-Qaeda backed militants and Sunni tribesmen have wrested control of Fallujah and Ramadi, two of Iraq’s largest cities. The loss of these cities has served as the pinnacle of rising violence in Iraq since the American military withdrew their forces in 2011. Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki is strongly considering a large-scale military assault to […]