Tremors on the North Korean Border
Analysts estimated the early September North Korean testing of a hydrogen bomb to be between four and 16 times more powerful than any of their five previous nuclear tests. This timing of this testing was an effective radioactive middle finger to China.
The East-West Divide in the EU Is Reaching a Critical Point
The divide between Eastern/Central and Western nations in the European Union is growing. Eastern nations joined the EU with the hope to foster national identity and freedom. Meanwhile, Brussels pushes for deeper integration and oversight to hold the union together. How long will this tension last?