Posts from the ‘International’ category

Yeon-mi Park: A Powerful Warrior for Justice

Yeon-mi Park, North Korean defector and human rights activist, was the keynote speaker at UGA’s International Education Week last year. Students packed Tate Grand Hall to…

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Mike Pompeo: A Hint at Trump’s Goals in National Security

The United States Intelligence Community is easily the most prolific such organization on the globe. They are the silent heroes fighting to protect the national security…

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Secretary of Defense James Mattis: A Review

Newly inaugurated President Donald Trump has undeniably built quite the name for himself—beyond the expectations even of his own heightened self-image. But alas, against all odds,…

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Secretary of Debate

With ‘The Donald’ officially set to take office next month, public discourse has (with the exception of a few rogue tweets) inevitably shifted toward the staffing…

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Brexit: There Is No Right or Wrong Answer

If I were British on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016, I might have voted “leave.” I, like the small majority of Britons who voted to become a…

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Cuba: From Coolidge to Obama

Until March 19, 2016, 88 years had passed since a sitting President of the United States set foot in Cuba. When Republican President Calvin Coolidge visited…

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The Year Ahead: An Eye on Inversions

Threats to the overall economic outlook still loom (see: renewed Grexit fears), but 2014 marked a strong, double-digit return for most U.S. indices. As the new…

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Know Thine Enemy

By now, everyone has had a chance to analyze, and in some cases drastically over-analyze, the series of gruesome terror attacks that struck Paris last week.…

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MAILBOX: The ‘Torture’ Report

Dear Editorial Staff: Your response to the “Torture Report” (title borrowed from James Fallows’s piece in The Atlantic, “The More Americans Who Read the Torture Report,…

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Matt Wuerker’s Moral Equivalence

Before you read anything I have to say, reflect on the cartoon above. Really let it sink in: the Aztec-style sacrificial pyramid, the troop of orange-clad…

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