Iran nuclear deadline nears; Netanyahu re-elected amid tension with U.S.

Apprehensive over the looming threat of a nuclear Iran, Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, spoke on March 3 to the United States Congress, furthering tension between Israel and the United States. In the weeks leading up to the speech, tension heightened between the Obama administration and Netanyahu regarding the restriction of Iran’s nuclear program, […]

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U.S., Cuba begin restoring relations after 55 years of embargo

On January 21, United States and Cuban officials met in Havana to begin discussing reestablishing diplomatic relations between the neighboring nations. Reestablishing relations would allow for some trading to resume, travel policies to be loosened, and for business interaction between the United States and Cuban citizens and institutions. The United States enacted the embargo on […]

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