In the digital era we live in, we are bombarded with headlines. News agencies often try to simplify international news stories to make them more digestible, often at the expense of adequately explaining the full story. The most pressing stories out there related to international relations, armed conflict, and human rights are really complex and often require a lot of background knowledge to be able to grasp their significance. In this series, we take a look at current events and news stories from a more comprehensive angle. We unpack the historical, political, cultural, economic, and social dynamics of major news events in order to make more sense of them.
While climate skepticism among CPC delegates could be a roadblock for ambitious policies, so too could the party’s history of failing to implement effective climate plans.
Like many developing economies, Turkey is overly reliant on imports for oil and natural gas. To decrease this dependency, it should continue to push towards renewable energy.
The International Criminal Court recently ruled that it has jurisdiction over potential war crimes committed in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, but Israel and its allies have responded with criticism.