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Obama’s Last Trip

A month ago, President Barack Obama made his last presidential trip to Europe and Latin America. He came on the losing side of two big political conflicts, “Brexit”, the vote by Great Britain to leave the European Union, and the 2016 United States election. Cracks have formed between European countries that the election of Donald Trump has only widened. Continue reading Obama’s Last Trip

The Syrian Crisis

Syria is a Middle Eastern country, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, Israel, Turkey, Iraq, Lebanon and Jordan. This 71,998 square mile war-torn country is the source of millions of refugees escaping to the nearby nations, the European Union and the United States. But how has Syria become the center of one of the biggest humanitarian and migrant crises that the modern world has seen? Continue reading The Syrian Crisis