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French Presidential Front-Runners Survive Second Live Debate

French Presidential Front-Runners Survive Second Live Debate

Macron won the French presidential election on May 7, 2017. However, it is also important to look back at past presidential debate to reflect on what values, issues…

Taking a closer look on India’s relationship with the Middle East and the Stans

On Saturday, Georgetown University’s India Initiative hosted its inaugural India Ideas Conference. This was a day long event featuring panel discussions and keynote lectures intended to facilitate a…

Salvadoran Legislature Debates Abortion Decriminalization

Salvadoran Legislature Debates Abortion Decriminalization

Legislators in El Salvador debated a bill that would decriminalize abortion on April 24. Activists and legislators introduced the bill in October 2016 in hopes of decriminalizing abortion…

Serbs Protest Vucic’s Election Victory

Serbs Protest Vucic’s Election Victory

Following Aleksandar Vucic’s victory in the presidential election, thousands of Serbs have taken to the streets of Belgrade and other major Serbian cities in protest. Vucic, who is…

Ex-Veracruz Governor Duarte Captured

Ex-Veracruz Governor Duarte Captured

On the evening of April 16, members of the Guatemalan national police captured former-Governor of Veracruz Javier Duarte who had been on the run for six months fleeing…

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,…

University Of Puerto Rico Goes On An Indefinite Systematic Strike

University Of Puerto Rico Goes On An Indefinite Systematic Strike

Students from the 11 campuses of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) gathered to establish an indefinite and systematic strike to halt all academic activity on April 5.…

Former Indonesia Education Minister Wins Jakarta Election

Former Indonesia Education Minister Wins Jakarta Election

Former Indonesian education minister Anies Baswedan won the election for governor of Jakarta on April 19. Pollster Indikator Politik measured that Baswedan received 58 percent of votes, in…

Mongolia Meets Requirements for IMF Bailout

Mongolia Meets Requirements for IMF Bailout

Mongolia is expected to receive bailout funds after satisfying the International Monetary Fund’s prerequisites. The bailout consists of $5.5 billion to help stimulate Mongolia’s depressed economy. A downturn…