The recent string of news coming out of the turbulent Afghanistan-Pakistan region raises an interesting question: what happens when leaders do not talk to each other? Or more importantly: will there be anyone left to talk to after the killing … Continue reading
As the Ukrainian government decided to suspend association talks with the European Union last week, Ukrainian citizens took to the streets and the mass protests continued this week. On Monday, former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko declared a hunger strike and … Continue reading
The new deal with Iran halting its nuclear program is exciting, for the next six months, that is. The deal has not solved all problems with Iran and the US and Iran are not just besties, having a throw-back moment … Continue reading
It is before 8:00 am on a foggy Saturday morning and all is a buzz on the streets of Kigali. A quick jaunt through the immaculate and tranquil neighborhood of Kacyiru finds children, youth, and even the elderly out and … Continue reading
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