Mohammad bin Salman’s Rise to Power and the Future of US-Saudi Relations

Early morning on June 21st, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman was moved to the position of Crown Prince with a royal decree at the expense of his cousin Mohammad bin Nayef. It means he will inherit his father’s throne after King Salman’s death. To some, it may come as a surprise, but Mohammad bin Salman (also known as MBS) was climbing the Saudi power … Continue reading Mohammad bin Salman’s Rise to Power and the Future of US-Saudi Relations

ISIS Continues To Threaten Geopolitical Security Throughout Eurasia

Introduction The threats of terrorism over Southeast Asia has never been new to the region, but with such groups like ISIS, this is another question to answer over what is going on in the region. In fact, the rise of ISIS in Southeast Asia seriously threatens the security of all regions in the area. So why does it happen? Islam has been introduced to the … Continue reading ISIS Continues To Threaten Geopolitical Security Throughout Eurasia

Economic Analysis: Future of the Chinese economy

China is still to this day one of the fastest growing economies in the world. High demand from other countries for Chinese exports along with cheap labor helped the country to succeed in reducing their trade deficit as well as capitalize on infrastructure and financial investments. China is not able to maintain same steam as it had in the past. World Bank in its recent … Continue reading Economic Analysis: Future of the Chinese economy

Case Study: France Poised For Economic Growth Despite Looming Weaknesses

The French economy is expected to see growth rates of 0.4% and 0.5% respectively in the upcoming quarters of 2017. 2020 growth rate projections are as high as 0.7% according to Trading Economics. As French voters go to the polls to elect a new president, the country’s relationship with the European Union, immigration and terrorism will all be important themes. Although projections for the French economy … Continue reading Case Study: France Poised For Economic Growth Despite Looming Weaknesses

Does Foreign Aid To Africa Do More Harm Than Good?

With a heavy heart and good intentions, people from around the world give money away to charities in hopes of bringing greater global prosperity to nations struggling to develop. But does foreign aid to Africa really help? This question is regularly pondered by politicians and economists around the world, but at its core, is highly relative to a number of factors. It’s impossible to say … Continue reading Does Foreign Aid To Africa Do More Harm Than Good?

The Next Financial Crisis

The next financial bubble is just about ready to burst and there is little that can be done about it. Think it can’t happen? Then consider this: [All information acquired from TheStreet.com] Risks that aren’t acute can build for a while before triggering a crisis. What’s indisputable is that debt, the tinder of almost every financial conflagration, is growing rapidly. At 225 percent of world … Continue reading The Next Financial Crisis

Does Foreign Aid To Africa Do More Harm Than Good?

With a heavy heart and good intentions, people from around the world give money away to charities in hopes of bringing greater global prosperity to nations struggling to develop. But does foreign aid to Africa really help? This question is regularly pondered by politicians and economists around the world, but at its core, is highly relative to a number of factors. It’s impossible to say … Continue reading Does Foreign Aid To Africa Do More Harm Than Good?