The Diplomatic Envoy

Author: Catherine Anderson

2023October 2023September 2023Analysis

The Concerning Political Implications of Elon Musk’s “Absolutist” Free Speech Policies

Unless more aggressive approaches to targeted misinformation are implemented by social media companies, the ease with which voters are exposed to it may directly skew voting patterns and voter turnout in 2024. 

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November 2022International NewsUkraineEurope

NATO Says Russia Not Responsible for Explosion in Poland

Following Russia’s most aggressive attack against Ukraine in over a month, a missile landed in Polish territory on November 15, leaving two people dead, writes CNN. This has led to debate over the origin of the missile, which landed outside of a rural Polish village approximately four miles from the Ukrainian border.

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Developed Nations have a Responsibility to Provide Climate Aid

The UN’s annual climate summit, COP27, began on November 6, and after decades of climate debate, the agenda will finally include discussion of whether developed nations should pay “loss and damages” to developing nations, according to Reuters.

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October 2022International News

Protests Erupt in Iran Following the Death of Mahsa Amini

Protests have erupted in at least 46 cities, villages, and towns in Iran following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini on September 16, writes NPR. Iran’s “morality police,” The New York Times states, have been in charge of enforcing the country’s conservative dress and behavior laws since the 1979 Iranian Revolution.

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September 2022International NewsEurope

Queen Elizabeth’s 70-Year Reign Comes to an End

Over the course of her 70-year reign, she came to be known and beloved for what Politico calls her own brand of “marshmallow diplomacy,” and her enduring stoicism. Queen Elizabeth has been revered as the “grandmother of the nation,” writes NBC; Politico continues that her apolitical nature added to her relatability, especially in the United States, where she was popular amongst both Republicans and Democrats.

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