Russian Food Embargo Takes Effect

August 7th, Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev announced the Russian government’s plans to impose an across-the-board embargo on food products from countries in the European Union and those coming in from Canada and the United States.

Gaza Conflict Rages On

Ever since the ceasefire of the Six Days War in 1967, one small strip of land in the Middle East has been the cause of much negotiation, strife and struggle: the city of Gaza and the large suburban area around it. In the last few months, tensions ran high once again as a prolonged artillery bombardment from Israeli forces began once again.