World Politics

No Peace Through Pacifism

June 13, 2017 aaron.neil 0

By Aaron Neil Following the horrific bombing in Manchester, little time was wasted before the standard response to terrorism set in. Hashtags, platitudes, a rendition of Bob Marley’s “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright,” and other useless […]

The Middle East

Surveying the Past and the Present

June 11, 2017 isaac.simon 0

By Isaac Simon Donald Trump’s first visit to the middle east was as anticlimactic as it was historic. His speech in Riyadh can only be understood in the context with which he was received. King […]

The Middle East

The Curse of the Petrodollar

June 8, 2017 peter.milios 0

By Peter S. Milios In the 1970’s, Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and the Nixon administration made the deal of the century with the small kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The United States promised the Saudi […]

Europe

London Falling

June 7, 2017 Benjamin Decatur 0

By Benjamin Decatur On March 22, a radical Islamic terrorist from South East England indiscriminately ran over innocent civilians on the Westminster Bridge and then ran towards Parliament wielding a knife, in 82 seconds of […]

Europe

France’s Looming Black Swan

June 2, 2017 Roy He 0

By Roy He On April 23 and May 7, more than 35 million French citizens voted on who would lead their country for the next five years. Everyone knew this election was special — with […]