International

Unemployment: Ill effects of austerity in Europe should be warning to US

Unemployment: Ill effects of austerity in Europe should be warning to US

By April 19, 2013

Domestic Policy, Food For Thought, International:

In the midst of adverse economic conditions, many European governments have implemented austerity policies to reduce budget deficits. Through cuts and tax increases, these measures… Read More ›

Turkey And The US: Of tantamount importance and decidedly belonging to the United States

Turkey And The US: Of tantamount importance and decidedly belonging to the United States

By April 19, 2013

International:

Turkey is vital. It is the 17th most populous country in the world and has the 18th largest GDP, both of which have grown rapidly… Read More ›

Cyber Warfare: Questions surface after cyber attacks on South Korea

Cyber Warfare: Questions surface after cyber attacks on South Korea

By April 19, 2013

International:

Commerce in Seoul slowed to a near halt on March 19 as cyber attacks wracked three of South Korea’s largest banks and several media companies. Because South… Read More ›

Iraq War Ten Year Anniversary: An unrecognized anniversary

Iraq War Ten Year Anniversary: An unrecognized anniversary

By April 19, 2013

International:

Ten years ago one of the most dramatic conflicts in American history erupted. On March 19, 2003, the US and its allies invaded Iraq, convinced… Read More ›

France’s 75% Tax: French president fails in search of free baguette

France’s 75% Tax: French president fails in search of free baguette

By April 19, 2013

International:

Occupy may be long forgotten, but the 99% mantra of “tax the rich” seems to be bringing out a “c’est dommage” in our amis Francais.… Read More ›

South Korean President: Park Geun-hye is South Korea’s first female president

South Korean President: Park Geun-hye is South Korea’s first female president

By January 25, 2013

International:

Daughter of a former South Korean dictator and leader of the conservative Saenuri Party, formerly known as the Grand National Party, Park Geun-hye was recently… Read More ›

Russian Adoption Law: Russian officials are retaliating

Russian Adoption Law: Russian officials are retaliating

By January 25, 2013

International:

On Friday, December 28th, Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia, officially signed into effect a bill banning the adoption of Russian orphans by American citizens.… Read More ›

Eurozone and Greece: How Greece should deal with its struggling economy

Eurozone and Greece: How Greece should deal with its struggling economy

By January 25, 2013

International:

Europe is going through its most difficult crisis since the creation of the European Union (EU) in 1992. The future of the Euro—the currency of… Read More ›

Central Africa: A close call for C.A.R.

Central Africa: A close call for C.A.R.

By January 25, 2013

International:

A crisis between the Séléka rebel alliance and the Central African Republic (CAR) government is once again bringing attention to problems needing resolution in Sub-Saharan… Read More ›

Chavez: A look at what could be next for Venezuela

Chavez: A look at what could be next for Venezuela

By January 25, 2013

International:

Hugo Chavez became the president of Venezuela in 1998. His major goal has been to establish a country that matches his idea of “21st century… Read More ›

Free Syrian Army: Why the rebels are not necessarily good for Syria

Free Syrian Army: Why the rebels are not necessarily good for Syria

By January 25, 2013

International:

The Free Syrian Army (FSA) has been the main rebel force in Syria since it declared its formation in July of 2011, when members of… Read More ›

Israeli-Palestinian conflict: A political victory for Hamas

Israeli-Palestinian conflict: A political victory for Hamas

By December 4, 2012

International:

Had the conflict between Palestine and Israel not ended so abruptly in a ceasefire on November 28, it would have been deemed the beginnings of… Read More ›

Greece’s economic autonomy: Why Greece should leave the Euro

Greece’s economic autonomy: Why Greece should leave the Euro

By November 19, 2012

International:

Today, the name “Greece” means recession. Greece is floundering in economic peril. While the situation in Greece is a nightmare, it is not unsolvable. There… Read More ›

Japan & China land dispute: Why two countries are fighting over a pile of rocks

Japan & China land dispute: Why two countries are fighting over a pile of rocks

By October 19, 2012

International:

China and Japan are at each other’s throats due to a dispute over the ownership of a small archipelago of islands in the East China… Read More ›

Less crazy: Why Ahmadinejad’s new tone signals his end

Less crazy: Why Ahmadinejad’s new tone signals his end

By October 19, 2012

International:

Like all statements issued by Iran’s president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s speech at the U.N. last week drew considerable attention in the media – this time for… Read More ›