Category Archives: United States Current Affairs

Jihad and Girl Power: How ISIS Lured 3 London Girls

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The New York Times August 17, 2015 This news article is a little dated, but it’s very pertinent to the recent refugee debates in relation to terrorist-driven fear.  In February this year, 3 London girls left their families and life behind in London, unannounced, and joined ISIS–entering Syria through Turkey. This situation has revealed broadening … Continue reading Jihad and Girl Power: How ISIS Lured 3 London Girls

E.U. Offers Turkey 3 Billion Euros to Stem Migrant Flows

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The New York Times November 29, 2015  European Union leaders met with the Turkey Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, in Brussels to discuss plans for Europe’s migrant crisis. The last several months, Germany has urged EU members to work with Turkey to crack down on “asylum seekers”. Chancellor, Angela Merkel, hopes a deal with Turkey will stem migrant … Continue reading E.U. Offers Turkey 3 Billion Euros to Stem Migrant Flows

Russia Places Sanctions on Turkey

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The New York Times November 28, 2015 President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Saturday to approve sanctions against Turkey. In the aftermath of the Russian warplane that was shot down by Turkish F-16 jets, Mr. Putin had declared Russian-Turkish relations would end as a result. Putin’s decree will ban goods and labor contracts for … Continue reading Russia Places Sanctions on Turkey

United States Foreign Relations Proposal

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I promise this will be the last time I change my proposal In my first blog post, I announced that I would be focusing on the United States’ matters regarding the Islamic State.  Not long after, I changed my project to the economic relations with China. However, after sifting through notes and saved news articles, … Continue reading United States Foreign Relations Proposal