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Global Increases in Military Budgets

Global Increases in Military Budgets

The past several years have seen a lot of movement in countries’ military budgets. Beginning in October 2016 with Russia’s $10 billion budgetary swap of welfare for warfare…

Trump’s Energy Plan Challenges Economic Trends

Trump’s Energy Plan Challenges Economic Trends

In the past couple of months, the cacophony of headlines surrounding the Trump administration has included a number of reports that would make any environmentalist faint. In February,…

Socialist Healthcare Offer Insights for America

Socialist Healthcare Offer Insights for America

The United States has experimented with healthcare reform almost constantly for the past few decades with few tangible improvements. Costs for hospital visits are higher than in any…

Global Repercussions of Brexit

Global Repercussions of Brexit

Many Europeans feel trapped. Leading up to Brexit, then-Prime Minister David Cameron of the UK felt certain British voters would vote against EU membership in the referendum in…

TPP Signatories Eye New Deals After U.S. Withdrawal

TPP Signatories Eye New Deals After U.S. Withdrawal

On his first full day in office, President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the trans-regional trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Trump had repeatedly…

Global famines strike as US budget shrink

Global famines strike as US budget shrink

From the battlegrounds of South Sudan to the deserts of Yemen, a confluence of conflict and drought driven by climate change threatens to fuel a transcontinental famine, one…

Hillary Clinton Revives Women’s Rights Agenda at Georgetown as Part of Comeback Tour

Hillary Clinton Revives Women’s Rights Agenda at Georgetown as Part of Comeback Tour

Former-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made an appearance at Georgetown’s Gaston Hall on March 31 to present the annual Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace…

Panel Examines Role of Foreign Correspondents Amid Changing Media Environment

Panel Examines Role of Foreign Correspondents Amid Changing Media Environment

The Georgetown Lecture Fund hosted a panel discussion on the role of foreign correspondents in international affairs and conflict on March 27 at the Mortara Center for International…

Despite Changes, Immigration Ban Still Clashes with Law

Despite Changes, Immigration Ban Still Clashes with Law

As a result of the public and judicial backlash against its previous immigration order, the Trump administration released an updated version of the travel ban on March 6.…

Nontraditional Nuclear Weapons Increase Usage

Nontraditional Nuclear Weapons Increase Usage

  In the past few decades, the use of chemical weapons by rogue states such as Iraq, Syria, and North Korea has greatly eroded the international norms governing…