The Rising Global Influence of the BRICS Coalition
Photo Credit: BRICS 2022 China website By Harshita DevavarapuStaff Writer Following South African president Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement in mid-October that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was interested in joining the BRICS coalition, the group’s rising influence on the global stage has certainly not gone without notice. BRIC was an acronym coined by former Goldman Sachs…
SWEDEN FOLDS IN THE MIDDLE EAST: BREAKDOWN OF A HUMANITARIAN SUPERPOWER?
By: Julia Aurell Sweden faced a great deal of security problems in 2015 ranging from soaring asylum applicants to a resurgent posturing Russian Federation. However, a brief incidence took place in March 2015, which led to a great deal of controversy and anticipation within Swedish foreign policy. On March 9, Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström…
OIL PRICE WAR STIRS FEUD WITHIN OPEC
Staff Writer Kristopher Klein discusses the recent drop in oil prices as a result of policies from the United States and OPEC.