Over the summer I have spent my time researching two treaties that I have had an interest in for a long time. The first is the treaty between King Æthelred II, the ‘Unready’, and three Viking leaders, supposedly concluded in 994. 610 more words
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How does a sparsely populated island nation with no standing army have access to 8 million soldiers and the world’s largest military?
Two weeks ago, on September 3, President Obama delivered a speech in Tallinn, Estonia, just ahead of an extremely important NATO Summit in Cardiff, Wales. 869 more words
Later On, there was an issue with the United States being founded. When the thirteen colonies became the United States of America and the Treaty of Paris established the Mississippi as the western boundary of the country, the Americans vied with the English for the fur trade in the area. 153 more words
This week’s contribution to the blog is written by Marja Paavilainen and Anna Olsen. For thousands of migrant workers in the Greater Mekong Subregion trafficking for forced labour is an everyday risk. 1,910 more words
That’s illegal. Which doesn’t surprise me about Obama in the slightest, at this point.