“Beirut vs. Paris” – Careless Negligence, or Chronic Myopia?

On Friday night (CET), citizens around the globe were informed (and appalled) by the atrocious acts of terrorism in Paris of France. The following day, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claimed responsibility for this series of mass shootings and suicide bombings that took away 129 lives and wounded several hundreds more. Soon after the attack took […]

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When a huge corruption takes place in a huge nonprofit organization – the 2015 FIFA corruption scandal

The FIFA World Cup that takes place every four years is one of the most celebrated sports gatherings in the world. Millions of soccer fans around the globe would go to the stadiums or sit in front of their televisions for hours, while the players will toil hard on the fields hoping to represent the pride of their home countries and […]

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So long, America! – A Very Brief Recap on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Visit to US

Chinese president Xi Jinping assumed office in March, 2013. Only a week after his inauguration, he took a flight to Russia and met with President Vladimir Putin. A year after that, in March 2014, President Xi made a full-scale trip to Europe for the first time. And now, another 18 months later, he finally took the steps to pay a […]

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