Posts from the ‘International Affairs’ category

Avoiding Another Cold War

  The unrest in Ukraine has reached a fever pitch. Following the departure of President Yanukovych from Kiev, Russia has sent troops to three military bases…

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Albert Kahn’s Photographic Mission

  The messenger leans over his lunch. His fatigues are the blue of the sea. The instruments of war are set aside, forgotten during this brief…

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Be Prepared: Terrorism Today

  A series of bombings in Volgograd, Russia killed 34 people on December 29 and 30, terrorizing the country as it prepares to host this year’s…

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A Way Forward, Sanctions Not Required

  Late this November, seven countries including Iran and the United States forged a historic deal to freeze major parts of Iran’s nuclear program in exchange…

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Ukraine’s Protest Problem

  Trapped in a power struggle between Russia and the EU, the current Euromaidan protests in Ukraine are forcing the nation to choose an identity at…

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Achieving Mandela’s Vision

  With Nelson Mandela’s recent passing, it is only right to appreciate all that he accomplished for not only South Africa, but for the oppressed around…

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Oil and American Intervention

  The United States has recently shown a tendency towards selective intervention in foreign affairs. Looking to cases of international crimes, human rights violations and state…

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