The 2016 general election is just a little over six months away and the primary battles are slowly drawing to a close. The field of candidates has whittled down quite significantly from 25 major candidates to the final five– three Republicans (Businessman Donald Trump, former Ohio Governor John Kasich, and Texas Senator Ted Cruz) and […]Read more "The Importance of Voting and How to Do It"
We are a few days away from the make-or-break New York Democratic Primary in which Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders will face former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in a ferocious battle for the Democratic nomination. Sanders seeks to increase his winning streak to nine in a row in his home state while simultaneously placing a major dent in his […]Read more "The Question of Electability"
Last Sunday, Syrian troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad managed to drive out Daesh (Islamic State) forces from the ancient city of Palmyra this past weekend with the help of Russian air support, nearly a year after it fell to the self-proclaimed caliphate. This defeat is the latest in a string of losses that the Daesh has suffered […]Read more "Month of Terror"