Staff Writer Bailey Marsheck discusses the complicated situation in Mosul as it moves toward resolution.
Staff Writer Liliana Torpey reviews the history of conflict in Colombia and the prospect of current peace negotiations.
Staff Writer Henry Cauffman discusses the situation in Aleppo and the US Presidential candidates’ policy standpoints on the conflict in Syria
On May 22, 2014, the Royal Thai Army successfully seized control of the Thai government, under the claim that that its actions would keep citizens safe and restore order to a country mired in chaos. This was the 10th time Thailand’s constitution was suspended since 1932 (“Thailand Military Seizes Power in Coup”). However, reports of human rights violations committed against non-violent demonstrators marching in protest of the new regime’s authoritarian rule, suggest that the military junta is acting out of its own self-interest rather than for the good of its citizens. The new government has proven its willingness to go to great lengths to retain its power.
Contributing writer Jamie Anderson traces the stumbling development of Egypt’s democracy since the Arab Spring
Staff Writer Marvin Andrade examines the evolving motivations and strategies of countries involved in the Ukraine crisis.
Staff Writer Rebecca Emrick discusses the fragile context that forms the foundation of the current nuclear negotiations between Iran and the world.