MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed bin Salman

MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed bin Salman

-Terre Camille Mohammed Bin Salman’s rise to power began way before he took power in 2015. TO this day, Saudi Arabia is one of the only monarchies still active today. Utilizing terms such as King and Prince, Saudi Arabia chose to maintain a sedentary lifestyle,...
Refugees in America: Mariel Sanchez from PAIR Houston

Refugees in America: Mariel Sanchez from PAIR Houston

– by Faith Potter Did you know that there are about 79.5 million displaced people around the world with 26 million of them being refugees trying to flee daily discrimination? The World Affairs Council of Houston had the pleasure of interviewing Mariel Sanchez...
Energy, Climate & The Clash of Nations

Energy, Climate & The Clash of Nations

Written By: Ishika Bhatia  The Unconventional Revolution covers a broad scope of unconventional oil resources. In “The New Map” by Daniel Yergin, we are introduced to a multitude of ideas describing how this revolution was able to impact the U.S. economy as well as...
Ambassador Kurt Volker: Ukraine, NATO, and the US

Ambassador Kurt Volker: Ukraine, NATO, and the US

Aliyan Jafri Ambassador Kurt Volker is a leading expert in U.S. foreign and national security policy with some 30 years of experience in a variety of government, academic and private sector capacities. He served as the U.S Special Representative for Ukraine...
Bob Gomel: Eyewitness – A Top 5 Highlights Piece

Bob Gomel: Eyewitness – A Top 5 Highlights Piece

– Joel Reyes What do Dwight D. Eisenhower, The Beatles, Marilyn Monroe, and Ethiopia have in common? They were all focal points of photographs captured by famous photojournalist and former professional photographer Bob Gomel. Gomel has had the opportunity to...
Afghanistan & USA

Afghanistan & USA

The relationship between Afghanistan and the U.S. goes back for many years. Listen to experienced ambassador Richard Olson discuss the relationship and way of life in Afghanistan ranging from international relations to the Taliban. In April 1978, the communist...