G-20 Leaders Proved Divided on Syria, United in Efforts to Curtail Tax Evasion

Leaders from around the world gathered in St. Petersburg this past week for the 2013 Group of 20 (G-20) Summit. The largest debate of the two-day meeting centered around the use of military force in Syria, discussed as a means to deter Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad from using chemical weapons. The international attitude towards the issue […]

François Hollande leaves the US after four days of international talks:

President François Hollande spent the last four days in the United States for his first official visit to the country as Commander-in-Chief. During the visit, he met with U.S. President Barrack Obama, attended the G8 summit at Camp David and joined the other NATO members in Chicago for the NATO summit. Hollande had four days […]

G8 and NATO Summits: The First Steps of the New French President.

The recently elected French President, François Hollande faces his first major challenge abroad with the G8 and NATO Summits held in United States this week. Hollande has promised his people a return to a  ‘normal’ presidency.  but it remains to be seen whether this strategy will be efficient on an international stage. The G8 and […]