The Assassination of Qassem Soleimani is tied to the past – and future – of US-Iran Relations

On January 3,  the United States conducted a drone strike just outside of Baghdad International Airport that killed General Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran's elite Quds military force and one of the most powerful figures in the Islamic Republic.  Iran has trained, equipped, and funded militias throughout the Middle East in places like Iraq, … Continue reading The Assassination of Qassem Soleimani is tied to the past – and future – of US-Iran Relations

Nationalist Parties on the Rise in the British Isles Post-Brexit

Undoubtedly, Britain’s exit from the European Union has been controversial since the initial referendum in 2016. The government’s approval rating has fluctuated wildly over time, largely because the process was drawn out over four years and involved three changes in parliamentary leadership. Many attribute Brexit to a rise in nationalism, particularly Euroscepticism, which grew in … Continue reading Nationalist Parties on the Rise in the British Isles Post-Brexit