Politics & Diplomacy

Mar 31, 2020

Somaliland: How the Country is Fighting Coronavirus

Despite Somaliland’s lack of international recognition, it has been successful in taking a proactive approach to the crisis. After the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 to be a global health emergency, Abdillahi established a National Task Force to coordinate efforts in early detection, surveillance, risk communication and infection control. In addition, the president, minister of religious...

Mar 31, 2020

Somaliland: How the Country is Fighting Coron...

Despite Somaliland’s lack of international recognition, it has been successful in taking a proactive approach to the crisis. After the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 to be a global health...

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Mar 30, 2020

District of Columbia: COVID-19: USA Grants D.C...

In the fight against the coronavirus, the US government passed a bill on Friday 29 March 2020 to grant relief funds to its state entities. However, The District of Columbia, home to the federal government...

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Mar 26, 2020

District of Columbia: Treatment as US Territory...

The US Senate approved a COVID-19 relief bill that would shortchange Washington, D.C. by approximately $750 million, despite the District having more confirmed cases than many other states. Essentially,...

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Mar 23, 2020

Taiwan: Allies International Protection and Enhancement...

Both the US Senate and the US Congress have passed the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act, by which the US will pressure China by supporting Taiwan’s diplomatic...

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Mar 20, 2020

Taiwan: A Maturing Liberal Democracy

Taiwan’s 2020 presidential elections highlighted the growing maturity of its democracy and its people’s willingness to uphold liberal democratic values. According to Anne Hsiao’s analysis,...

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Mar 16, 2020

6th Anniversary of Russian Annexation of Crimea...

Below is from an article by Daily Sabah  On the 6th anniversary of Russia’s (widely condemned as illegal) annexation of the Crimean Peninsula, an autonomous republic in Ukraine, Turkey has...

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Mar 12, 2020

Somaliland: Uganda To Support Somaliland's...

The speaker of the Ugandan parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, said that Uganda will be attentive to Somaliland’s request for membership in the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). Kadaga made the statement...

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Mar 09, 2020

Taiwan: US House unanimously passes TAIPEI Ac...

On the 4th of March the US house of Representatives unanimously passed the TAIPEI Act. This act aims at inducing governments that are allies of Taiwan to maintain diplomatic ties with the country and to...

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