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On most things we can muddle through, for climate change that just won’t do

On most things we can muddle through, for climate change that just won’t do

When Congress makes a mistake in determining important economic policy like setting the tax rate or implementing a new trade policy, the results can be pretty awful. Unexpected inflation might take place, jobs might be lost, and personal savings might crumble. In the most severe cases, these disruptions might result in economic recession, or worse, […]

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How to create a terrorist

How to create a terrorist

On August 29th, just two days before the Biden administration’s deadline to complete America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, an unnamed official from the newly established “Over-the-Horizon Strike Cell” authorized a strike from an MQ-9 Reaper drone that killed ten Afghan civilians, including seven children.  This is a tragedy. Individual Americans, myself included, should be ashamed that […]

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What is the state of legislative oversight in American foreign affairs?

What is the state of legislative oversight in American foreign affairs?

Even following America’s hasty and disorganized withdrawal from Afghanistan, the United States remains involved in prominent military conflicts in Libya and Syria (and, frankly, Afghanistan) – not to mention many smaller combat operations in other nations around the world. In these conflict zones, the United States conducts armed drone strikes, and occasionally participates in standard […]

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Trump and the Pandemic: WHO’s to Blame?

Trump and the Pandemic: WHO’s to Blame?

President Trump has clearly decided to deflect blame for the disastrous impact of the COVID-19* pandemic in the United States by attacking China and the World Health Organization (WHO). Of the two, the one that is likely to suffer more, with more consequences for the United States and the rest of the world, is WHO. […]

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Weekly Foreign Affairs Quiz

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Sarwar Kashmeri: The Deadly Coronavirus Crisis is Also an Opportunity

Sarwar Kashmeri: The Deadly Coronavirus Crisis is Also an Opportunity

The Pew Research Center recently reported that 66 percent of Americans view China unfavorably. And the Chinese are returning the favor in spades. Meanwhile, politicians in each country continue to encourage these nationalistic feelings instead of cooling their citizens’ tempers. The die is cast to tear up 50 years of cooperation and mutually beneficial ties […]

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Iraqi human rights activist Al Hamadani praises elimination of Soleimani

Iraqi human rights activist Al Hamadani praises elimination of Soleimani

Iraqi human rights activist Ammar Al Hamadani is a strong supporter of the State of Israel and seeks the establishment of an Israeli Embassy in Baghdad.  He also supports compensation for Jewish refugees from Arab countries and has done much work in order to promote improved Israeli-Iraqi relations.  Given his strong sympathy for the Jewish […]

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