Aditya Mehta

With a lack of a stable government and numerous conflicts between the government forces and militia groups, the Democratic Republic of Congo has almost become synonymous with political and economic instability. Over the last few weeks, the M23 rebel group ...

Corruption has always been a contentious issue in India, but it has never as pronounced as it has been in the last two years because new corruption allegations against high-level figures have been reported almost every week. While one would ...

Tobacco has played an integral role in Middle Eastern cultures for centuries through means such as cigarette smoking. The potentially disastrous ramifications of smoking led to countries such as the US and Poland passing laws that made the purchase of ...

If there is one country that world leaders should be concerned about, it is Mali. Mali has been in the news for the past few months primarily because of its unstable political situation after a military coup that took place ...

Last week, Emory re-instilled the sense of pride that most people felt before the news of the SAT scandal and department cuts broke out. Emory acknowledged and apologized for the anti-Semitic practices of the dean of its Dental School between ...

Mitt Romney, the Republican Presidential candidate, announced that he would address the Syrian conflict by arming Syrian rebels if he were president. Romney’s stand on the Syrian conflict sends ominous signs and reminds us of a history when major powers ...

With school teachers going on strike in Chicago, education has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. In Afghanistan, however, there are numerous reasons to appreciate education as well as the extent to which girls risk their lives ...

When one mentions the island nation of Cuba, the first few thoughts that would probably enter our minds would be about the 1962 “Cuban Missile Crisis,” communism and Guantanamo Bay. There is more to Cuba than this. Despite being a ...

The White House might have to consider their position on training Afghan troops in light of numerous stories of Afghan police officers defecting to the Taliban and carrying out attacks on American troops. Another distressing matter is that the Afghan ...