Author: Karissa Kromminga

2023October 2023

Collisions Between Philippine and Chinese Ships Spark International Outcry

According to Reuters, Chinese authorities said on October 22 that there had been a slight collision during a coast guard stop of Philippine ships carrying “illegal construction materials.” Manila responded that China’s actions were, “in violation of Philippine sovereignty, sovereign rights and jurisdiction,” calling them, “dangerous, irresponsible and illegal actions.”

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2023October 2023

Spotlight on the Israel-Hamas War: Security Implications

Prior to the assault, it was believed that Hamas was not looking for escalation, even ending riots along the border. As the death toll following the attacks in Israel and Gaza continue to mount, people across the world are calling into question what this conflict means for the stability not only of the Middle East, but the rest of the world as well.

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