Helin Alcinkaya explores President Donald Trump’s recent decision to ban all transgender military personnel in the U.S Armed Forces.
Trump is making environmental innovation less of a priority, and is instead focused on giving car companies a break to boost the domestic car industry. This could result in a slump in innovation and the progression of science.
The 2016 US election has been a watershed for the rise of conspiracy theories in public discussion and policy. Their popularity will have serious consequences for international politics.
From a campaign based on a rhetoric of reconciling America’s values and morals with its actions abroad comes the stark reality of an administration that, for the most part, greatly expanded the use of drones outside of war zones. Natalia Valencia highlights some of the issues surrounding President Obama’s rhetoric versus his pragmatic approach to counterterrorist policy, particularly its controversial drone program.
Among Donald Trump’s many audacious foreign policy proposals, he has seriously considered moving the US’ embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. This would be a globally unprecedented move that could destabilize the Middle East for years to come.