ISIS has taken a toll on communities all over the world. We often see the devastating terrorist attacks in the West, such as the truck attacks in France and the Manchester bombing. However, we often forget that countries in the East are also affected by the militant extremist group known as ISIS. Recently, beginning in May of 2017, ISIS launched… Continue reading "Fighting in the Philippines"
Month: October 2017
Many Americans perceive child marriage to be a global issue, rather than a domestic one. However, child marriage laws in the U.S. are not dramatically dissimilar to those in Yemen, Saudi Arabia, and Iran. When 15-year-old Kaya Callahan learned about the chilling statistics, she leaped into action.
About 50 years ago, one of the most destructive wars in American history took place. Thousands upon thousands of soldiers were drafted and killed, without a victory or ending in sight. Now, a similar crisis is occurring. Thousands upon thousands of Americans are dying. Each year, the number grows higher and higher. However, the cause of death is no longer… Continue reading "The Opioid Crisis: A New Vietnam?"