Category Archives: International

Election 2016 in Global Context: Israel

This article is the first in a series about how foreign media cover the election. November’s election is guaranteed to impact domestic and foreign policy alike, particularly how the United States continues to conduct its relations with foreign nations. This rings especially true when discussing

Islamic State Spokesman al-Adnani Killed in Aleppo

Editor’s Note: Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook has released a statement confirming that “coalition forces conducted a precision strike near Al Bab, Syria, targeting Abu Muhammad Al-Adnani, one of ISIL’s most senior leaders.” Islamic State spokesman and “overseer of external terrorist operations” Mohammad al-Adnani was killed today,

Editor’s Note: Erdogan Cracks Down on Press After Turkey Coup

In Julia Arciga’s August 29th story “Erdogan Cracks Down on Press After Turkey Coup,” we made an editorial decision that, we feel, warrants explication. In an interview conducted over FaceTime, Tunca Öğreten, a journalist with the Turkish online news organization Diken, made the deliberate and intentional

Erdogan Cracks Down on Press After Turkey Coup

After a faction within the Turkish military attempted a coup on July 15th, President Recip Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the closure of 131 media outlets. Erdogan claims the organizations were spreading the sentiments of Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish cleric living in the US who has