Saudi Arabia’s Seismic Strategic Shift: Disaster or Genius?
Photo Credit: The White House By Yan GrafStaff Writer On October 5th, OPEC, the world’s largest oil cartel, announced it would cut oil production by 2 million barrels per day, sending economic shock waves worldwide. While the move has clear short-term implications for the world economy, long-term implications reflect deeper tensions that threaten the existing…
2016: THE YEAR OF RUSSIAN SELF-DESTRUCTION?
By Julia Aurell Staff Writer While consumers have been enthusiastic about the decline in oil, and thus petrol prices, not everyone shares this vision. In December 2015, Vladimir Putin announced that the Russian economy had contracted by 3.9 percent in 2015, and inflation had risen to be just shy of 13 percent. He attributed the…
THE WRONG TURN: SAUDI ARABIAN WOMEN BANNED FROM DRIVING
Staff Writer Viet Tran discusses the ban that prohibits Saudi Arabian women from driving.