11/26/16 | Mark Kivimaki | Chief Correspondent On the Surface The past month has marked South Korea with political strife. Shocking allegations that the daughter of a shamanistic cult leader, Choi Soon-sil, has been influencing the decisions of president Park Geun-Hye, … Continue reading Turmoil in South Korea
11/26/16 | Rahil Modi | Regular Correspondent On the Surface On June 24, Britain’s unprecedented referendum and subsequent decision to leave the European Union (known as Brexit) shook the foundations of Europe. Immediately after the vote, the global market suffered a … Continue reading Post-Brexit Europe
11/17/16 | Will Schwinghammer | Guest Correspondent On the Surface This week, Barack Obama left for his final trip to Europe as President of the United States. Obama has prioritized European-relations in the past, and on his final visit, hopes to reaffirm … Continue reading Obama’s Final Trip to Europe
11/15/16 | Rahil Modi | Regular Correspondent On the Surface The world’s two economic superpowers, the U.S. and China, are decisively intertwined. When Chinese markets dipped last year, the United States felt the backlash; likewise, Trump’s election last week has implications … Continue reading What’s in Store for Trump and China?
11/14/16 | Mark Kivimaki | Head Correspondent On the Surface Since Donald Trump’s surprise win last week, the media has been left guessing about the makeup of his cabinet and administration. Most rumored advisors have been close Trump confidants and supporters throughout … Continue reading Trump’s Administration