Category: World

France takes the world away from the brink

After a series of incredibly dangerous failures of democracy, France elected a new president who scored a landslide victory over a xenophobic far-right nationalist who was compared to Donald Trump. Emmanuel Macron, the newly elected president of France, is described as a…

US Navy SEAL killed in Somalia

A U.S. Navy SEAL was killed in Somalia on Thursday,  May 4, during an operation against al-Shabaab — Al Qaeda’s third-largest affiliate — approximately 40 miles west of Mogadishu. This is the first combat death of a U.S. service member…