Posts in International
Pipeline Politics

Critics worry that expanding the combined capacity of the two Nord Stream pipelines will only increase Europe’s reliance on Russia for its energy needs; this dependency is dangerous in a time when relations between Russia and the West are especially heated.

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South Korea’s Nuclear Standoff

Regardless of how the situation plays out, the cost of each alternative [energy] is incredibly high and in devising a solution, South Korea will need to address its priorities. For the longer the country waits, the costlier it gets.

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Heating Up: Tensions in US-India Strategic Defense Partnership

A political dilemma for the United States: embrace hypocrisy for the hand of much needed partnership in the reason, or slap harsh economic sanctions and potentially lose a powerful ally.

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The World Cup: Do Countries Get What They Put In?

The Olympics are known for being wildly expensive, and are likely fiscally irresponsible for the vast majority of the world’s countries due to the astronomical costs associated with hosting. How does the FIFA World Cup stack up?

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Bye-Bye Boracay (For Now)

While Boracay’s tourism-based economy has thrived by these increasing numbers, the small island lacked the necessary infrastructure to prepare.

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