Articles by Jack Wolff


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MOAB dropped

Trump has yet again made headlines this week, this time for dropping a MOAB. What’s the MOAB? The MOAB is the “mother of all bombs.” It was dropped on an ISIS stronghold in Afghanistan last week. Touted as the largest non nuclear bomb ever, the MOAB had never been dropped in combat before and it’s…

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China, US meet but tensions remain

This week has been a wild one in terms of the U.S. and its relation to the World. Most strikingly, of course, were the missile strikes leveled against Syria. Trump authorized these as a chastisement for the use of chemical attacks that were used against the Syrian people earlier in the week. These strikes became…

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South Korean impeachment success

It seems that American foreign focus has shifted to the east in recent months and for good reason. With rising tensions between the U.S. and both China and Russia, it is wise to be watching the east. This week offers another interesting turn of events in the east, one whose consequences have yet to be…

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Social media and its effects on politics

Social media has quickly become one of the most powerful platforms on the planet for marketing, networking and social connection. With billions of users across the planet and several social media websites, it is hard, if not impossible, to mitigate the extreme impact that these internet networks have had on the world. These trends have…

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French elections

The 2017 French presidential election cycle has been as wild of a ride as the 2016 U.S. counter-part. The French elections are held in a different method than the way we conduct them in the U.S. France has a first election comparable to the primaries and caucuses held before the U.S. general election. After the…

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Norway, Brazil saving the rainforest

Deforestation has been, and continues to be, a global problem. Not only does it reduce habitat for unique and often endangered species, but it also contributes quite considerably to climate change. To put deforestation into perspective, take a look at the Amazon Rainforest. Since 1970, 230,000 square miles of forest, roughly an area the size…

South China Sea: US woes and worries

It is easy these days to focus on internal issues in America, or, if looking outward, focusing on U.S. relations with Russia and the mounting tensions there. Yet, the world is much bigger, and America’s relationship with much of the world is changing. The most important among these changes is America’s relationship with China. Relations…

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Immigration ban halted, future uncertain

President Trump, on Friday, Jan. 27, signed an executive article banning travelers from seven middle eastern countries. Odds are, you’ve heard of this by now, possibly in very spectacular fashion, as protests rage across America in response to this executive order. If you don’t know much about the ban, here’s a quick recap: On Jan….