Sunday, January 21, 2018

What Will Trump Do About North Korea?

North Korea put on quite a show earlier this week by setting off a missile and conducting launch tests. This was seen as a challenge to the United States...

Is President Assad the New Adolf Hitler?

Alyssa M, Franklin and Marshall College Imagine: you are accused of opposing the government of your country. Next thing you know, you are thrown onto a delivery bus and...

The Arctic Arms Race: The New Cold War

By Anna Rakich, Franklin & Marshall College As of right now, there is a lot more than Santa’s toy factory up at the North Pole. The Arctic holds 22 percent...

Trump: Mexico Border Wall Construction to Begin ‘In Months’

By NOLAN D. MCCASKILL, POLITICO President Donald Trump’s border wall is coming soon — “as soon as we can, as soon as we can physically do it” — he said Wednesday,...

The End of the Shadow State?

By Jacob Farkas, Franklin & Marshall College Most nations are built upon the destruction or relocation of the native peoples. It has been this way since the beginning of time,...

What Donald Trump’s appointments reveal about his incoming administration

By The Economist, HOLED up in Trump Tower, the New York citadel he seems reluctant to leave, Donald Trump detected a tsunami of excitement in the national capital before his...

Syria Talks Set to Begin in Astana as Ceasefire Holds

By Zena Tahhan & Dylan Collins, AlJazeera News The Astana meeting marks a distinct change from what has previously been a diplomatic process led by UN, say analysts. Astana, Kazakhstan -  Key...

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...
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What to Expect in Trump’s First 100 Days

By Michael A. Memoli, LA Times President Trump’s unorthodox quest for the White House was fueled by his disregard for convention and the nagging sense that he — and ultimately his supporters...

Trump Chooses Guns Over Education

In recent years, military spending decreased because of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015. President-elect Trump will most likely reverse this act and increase the military budget. The current defense...