World Politics

Freedom House Study: Democracy at a Crossroads?

May 3, 2018 Michael Covin 0

All of these elements have been under attack around the world. This was the 12th consecutive year of a decline in global freedom. Twice as many (71) countries saw net declines than countries (35) that saw net increases. One of the glaring declines was America, which has traditionally been a country of hope with progresses and protecting those core tenets of democracy. […]

Asia

Security Law in Japan

April 18, 2018 Cory Evans 0

Japan is the most powerful country in the world today to lack an official armed forces – all Japanese military units are formally considered self-defense forces only. How did this situation arise and what does it mean? […]