As the year’s end approaches, look back on the international stories that made the biggest headlines over the past twelve months. Global power dynamics have been shaken, challenged and redefined — from historic meetings, to deal exits, to elections in Latin America and more.
Must we forever remain the potential murderers of those who live beside us? Why, after the Holocaust, is there still mass murder, slavery, child-trafficking and other crimes against humanity? What, then, is “civilization”?
More than anything else, the current American president’s capacity to handle nuclear crises (both expected and unexpected) will impact US national security. Derivatively, this capacity could also affect the security of certain major American allies, including Israel.