International

A Nuclear North Korea: Will We Ever Take a Stand?

A Nuclear North Korea: Will We Ever Take a Stand?

By January 16, 2017

International:

Recently North Korea conducted its fifth and most powerful nuclear test. While political leaders have already condemned the country’s nuclear efforts, the United States and… Read More ›

Indian Water Riots: A History of Thirst

Indian Water Riots: A History of Thirst

By January 16, 2017

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The most precious resource in any developing country is water, a necessity for agriculture, livestock, and most importantly for people living in poverty. Nowhere is… Read More ›

Fallout from Brexit: Britain’s xenophobic blunder reflects a destructive international phenomenon

Fallout from Brexit: Britain’s xenophobic blunder reflects a destructive international phenomenon

By January 15, 2017

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The British exit from the European Union, commonly referred to as Brexit, is an unequivocal and undeniable mistake. Many have described Britain’s post-Brexit economic outlook… Read More ›

The Colombian Peace Agreement: A country’s biggest mistake

The Colombian Peace Agreement: A country’s biggest mistake

By January 15, 2017

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Since 1964, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have created immeasurable rural conflict, kidnapped civilians, forced children to be soldiers, run one of the… Read More ›

Impeaching Dilma Rousseff: Fresh Start or Fatal Step for Brazil?

Impeaching Dilma Rousseff: Fresh Start or Fatal Step for Brazil?

By January 15, 2017

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While the world watched thousands of Olympic athletes compete in Rio this summer, millions of Brazilians took to the streets as political scandals plunged their… Read More ›

Paris Migrant Camps: How violent attacks are more complex than we think

Paris Migrant Camps: How violent attacks are more complex than we think

By January 15, 2017

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In the early morning of September 6, a migrant center in Forges-les-Bains was burned to cinders just hours before Mayor Anne Hidalgo announced Paris’s plans… Read More ›

South Sudan: when the U.S. let politics interfere with regional stability

South Sudan: when the U.S. let politics interfere with regional stability

By January 15, 2017

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When the United States supported South Sudanese independence in 2011, the Obama administration was hopeful that a historically war-torn region would develop into a stable… Read More ›

Great Wall of Calais: Britain’s attempt to keep refugees in the “Jungle”

Great Wall of Calais: Britain’s attempt to keep refugees in the “Jungle”

By January 15, 2017

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In foreign policy today, walls are on the rise. Both the United States and England face internal debate over whether walls are viable solutions to… Read More ›

The Beef with the Beef: modern secularism clashes with traditional beliefs in India

The Beef with the Beef: modern secularism clashes with traditional beliefs in India

By January 15, 2017

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India is the world’s second largest country with 1.2 billion people. Despite the immense population, one of the country’s foremost debates centers not on its… Read More ›

England needs to make a ‘Brexit’ from the European Union

England needs to make a ‘Brexit’ from the European Union

By June 10, 2016

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England’s potential reversion to independence publicly displays the broken state of the E.U. As it stands, the E.U. is nothing more than a free trade… Read More ›

Balkan war criminals: Karadžić and Šešelj verdicts underscore UN limitations

Balkan war criminals: Karadžić and Šešelj verdicts underscore UN limitations

By June 10, 2016

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In late March, two verdicts were came down in the cases of Radovan Karadžić and Vojislav Šešelj, two accused war criminals who committed their crimes… Read More ›

The Media and Islamophobia: how ISIS utilizes Western hatred for global recruitment

The Media and Islamophobia: how ISIS utilizes Western hatred for global recruitment

By June 10, 2016

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In the wake of extremist attacks in places such as Brussels and Paris, misrepresentations of Muslims in our culture and media have cultivated a global… Read More ›

Migrant crisis: fear of the “other” has replaced global cooperation

Migrant crisis: fear of the “other” has replaced global cooperation

By May 30, 2016

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A bonafide xenophobe holds a commanding lead in the fight for the Republican nomination. Donald Trump’s hateful rhetoric echoes far-right candidates across the developed world… Read More ›

Paris State of Emergency: how French authorities have taken it too far

Paris State of Emergency: how French authorities have taken it too far

By May 30, 2016

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Three thousand two hundred eighty-nine raids carried out on homes, mosques, and businesses throughout France. Four hundred seven civilians on house arrests. Zero warrants issued.… Read More ›

Air France and Iranian dress standards: conflict highlights limits on corporate control

Air France and Iranian dress standards: conflict highlights limits on corporate control

By May 30, 2016

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In dealing with religious populations, corporations often try to make themselves as unobtrusive as possible so as not to offend their potential consumers. Often, this… Read More ›