Abigail Liebing is an intern at Providence and a student at Hillsdale College, pursuing a B.A. in History and a minor in Journalism.
Though the UN’s job, according to its charter, is to maintain international peace and security, protect human rights, deliver humanitarian aid, promote sustainable development, and uphold international law, the organization is becoming increasingly ineffective in all these areas. And now people like Ahmad see help from the UN as a dangerous mistake.
Abigail LiebingAugust 23, 2019
Though Syria still struggles with violence and fighting, the Islamic State’s territorial holdings have been almost completely eradicated. But while ISIS may no longer have physical control in the country, it has left young militants and a dangerous, extremist ideology.
Abigail LiebingJuly 2, 2019
The Arab coalition and the US find themselves in the awkward position of directly and indirectly supporting al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula while they fight the Houthis in Yemen.
Abigail LiebingAugust 10, 2018
Imran Khan is the new prime minister of Pakistan and his plans for change could affect the US, China, and the region.
Abigail LiebingAugust 1, 2018
Russia and Iran are coordinating to prop up Assad in Syria but this could bring Iran one step closer to war with Israel.
Abigail LiebingJuly 18, 2018
Mexico’s newly elected president, AMLO, has promised to regenerate the country with his fight against corruption
Abigail LiebingJuly 5, 2018
Before the World Cup even began, soccer had become political and Russia was at the center of it.
Abigail LiebingJune 28, 2018
Though the Yemen conflict is in many ways a proxy war between Iran and the Saudi coalition, it is much more complicated, and not all the blame should be placed on the coalition for worsening the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.
Abigail LiebingJune 21, 2018