The Pakistani Christians Forgotten in Thailand

Thailand is a worldwide travel destination. Tourists relish in the country's rich culture, plush greenery, wildlife, and beautiful coastline. With tourism making up around 20% of Thailand's gross domestic product, there's no question behind the ease of ability to obtain a travel visa. Their willingness to approve entrance into the country is also what makes it … Continue reading The Pakistani Christians Forgotten in Thailand

The Presidential Problem in South Korea

America is wrapping up one of the (if not the) strangest election cycle(s) in history. Just as the U.S. presidential election comes to a close, South Korea is going full-swing on a presidential problem that, at most, could end with the president's resignation-- at least: with people in prison. Hundreds of thousands of South Koreans have taken the … Continue reading The Presidential Problem in South Korea

Sectarian Divide in Myanmar Leads to Ethnic Cleansing

Myanmar won it's half-century battle for democracy in 2015, ushering in an age of "people's government" that extends to everyone except the Muslim Rohingya. Myanmar, formerly known as Burma until the 2010 name change, has a long standing sectarian battle between the Buddhist majority nationalists and the Muslim minority that occupy the Rakhine State on … Continue reading Sectarian Divide in Myanmar Leads to Ethnic Cleansing

You Gotta Read This Book: The Middle East After the Iraq War

This isn't my typical current event centered blog post. This one's a little more personal-- but I'll still try to keep it educational! Growing up, my parents had the house stocked with full Britannica encyclopedia collections of "Great World", "In Depth" and "Children's Encyclopedia" along with the full Compton's encyclopedia collection, and subscriptions to National … Continue reading You Gotta Read This Book: The Middle East After the Iraq War