Thursday, January 18, 2018

America’s Secret War in Laos

By Joshua Kurlantzick, The Economist A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA. THE bombing of Laos in the 1960s and early...

South Sudan’s Looming Genocide

By Will C, Franklin & Marshall College South Sudan fears for their own looming Genocide like their Rwandan neighbors, which resulted in 800,000 deaths in a mere 100 days of...

Food Insecurity: A National Security Threat

By: Maude Collins, Franklin and Marshall College Food insecurity is a national security issue. It threatens the livelihood of people across the world. While we attend college, enjoy family time,...

Bandung Zoo: Animal Hell

Giuseppe Inglima, Franklin & Marshall College BANDUNG, Indonesia. Imagine taking your children to the zoo on a beautiful day, and once you arrive, you encounter skeleton-like animals covered in mud,...

How Many Dead Babies Will It Take?

Giuseppe Inglima, Franklin & Marshall College Being told to never waste your dinner because there are starving children in Africa is not just a myth so kids will eat their vegetables. In...

Cool to care: Why do so many celebrities support humanitarian causes?

Come on… Just do it. Everybody else is. Peer pressure is a powerful tool, especially when it is coming from a celebrity. What if I told you that Tom...

Slavery: A 21st Century Reality

By Alec W, Franklin and Marshall College Chains, shackles, and public beatings.  These are the things we think of when we hear the word slavery.  Although many people view slavery...

Silent but Deadly: American Involvement in Yemen’s Humanitarian Crisis

Anna Rakich, Franklin and Marshall College Amongst the rubble of a crumbling Yemen lies the empty casings of American bullets. The country has suffered for years from a devastating humanitarian...

Should the US Leave the UN?

The UN is pathetic.  There is no denying that this organization is weak and powerless.  Their members do not even abide by the rules set in place, most importantly...

Bana Alabed: Syrian Tweeting Girl Pens Letter to Trump

By BBC News Staff, BBC NEWS Bana Alabed, the seven-year-old Aleppo girl known worldwide for her tweets from Aleppo, has written an open letter to Donald Trump. "You must do something...