Christopher Foran, MD, is a first-year M.S. candidate at the School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University, specializing in Global Health and Conflict Resolution. He is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations. Christopher completed his Bachelor’s degree at Temple University in Spanish Language and Literature and completed his medical doctorate at Jefferson Medical College. Christopher is a practicing board certified general surgeon. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author in his private capacity and do not in any way represent the views of the United States Navy or any other United States government entity.