On the 3rd of December, the Venezuelan people voted in a consultative referendum on how the country should position herself with regards to the century-long Essequibo Dispute, between Venezuela and Guyana. More specifically, the referendum asked five questions, four of which concerning how the Venezuelan Government should act in relation to the international treaties currently … Continue reading Will Guyana Essequiba become the 21-century Falklands?
The US-Chinese summit of San Francisco, this 17th of November, marks the first meeting between US and Chinese heads of State since 2017. Though optimists hope for reconciliation and pacification between these two superpowers, this scenario remains unlikely, due to the level of the interests at stake. This is made clear in China’s driving philosophy, … Continue reading The Red Tianxia: Confucianism and Maoism in China’s Foreign Policy
The world is watching in horror the events following the October 7th massacre by Hamas, and the beginning of a new chapter of the Israeli-Palestine carnage, where there are normally no real winners, and the parties are both stuck on a sub-optimal stalemate, where Palestinian civilians increased the lines of the sadly labeled, collateral casualties, … Continue reading Unraveling the Israel-Palestine Conflict: The Unintended Consequences of Nationalism-Isolationism as Explored by UN General Secretary Guterres
The ongoing 2023 Israel-Hamas conflict is a longstanding and complex issue with far-reaching implications that extend well beyond the Middle East. Historical Context The roots of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict can be traced back to the late 19th century when the Zionist movement gained momentum, advocating for the establishment of a Jewish homeland in Palestine. This … Continue reading The 2023 Israel-Hamas Conflict: A Global Perspective