Photo: French President Emmanuel Macron (Louis)

As the European Union’s two main powers, France and Germany, are to hold elections in April and September, respectively, the future of European integration and strategic autonomy remains open to a drastic shift. French president Emmanuel Macron has been a committed Europhile throughout his…


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Intergovernmental organizations such as the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) have not been able to produce a framework for the effective mitigation of human-caused climate change (Otto). The most recent accord adopted by the UNFCCC, the Paris Climate Accord, establishes the goal of limiting…


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When using the lens of gender to assess global politics, it is clear that women are largely missing from roles of world leadership. If gender equality is to be achieved on a global scale and a diverse set of voices are to contribute to conflict resolution and problem…


As Joe Biden took the Presidential office on January 20th, 2021, he faced a domestic crisis with uniquely international implications. The siege of the US Capitol Building was widely agreed by world leaders to be a backsliding of democracy. To some, it was a concerning sign of an ally in…


Introduction

Bilateral and multinational history is often viewed through the lens of interactions and clashes. The historiography of the 16th to 19th centuries largely focuses on maritime exploration and its interactions and conflicts with people around the world, as well as consequential imperial pursuits, weighing of the exploitative versus beneficial…


Editor’s note: This article was originally released in July, 2020; Statistics used reflect the date of creation and may not be current

The COVID 19 pandemic is undoubtedly one of the most globally impactful crises the world has seen to date. The pandemic presents a plethora of threats, not only…


Russian President Vladimir Putin

The American narrative on Russia has rarely been one of cooperation and friendship. Especially recently, though, attitudes have shifted towards competition and global power politics on a new level. Among academic, public, and political spheres, it seems a near consensus has been reached that Russia’s posture towards the United States…

Robert Hansell

I am a high school student in the United States with research interests in International Relations.

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