Trump vs. Tech

How the President has incited political action from Silicon Valley “This is truly an amazing group of people,” President Donald Trump said in a meeting with prominent executives during his presidentia…

The Thrilla in Manila

By Griff Potrock   Since the recognition of independence in 1946 and the mutual defense treaty signed in 1951, the United States and the Philippines have been staunch allies.  This alliance has i…

A Drone Before Noon

Humankind has always wished to take to the skies. The innovations of Abbas ibn Firnas and the Wright Brothers have captured the imaginations of millions, as their contributions to flight technologies …

Who Will Rebuild America?

     Infrastructure has always been used to build up the United States. Though the Great Depression was a time of loss, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt embraced the opportunities it presented. He …

AUMF 2015 and the War on ISIL

There is a common refrain in American politics when politicians discuss taking military action in foreign countries. “[insert country of interest here] is going to be another Afghanistan… another Iraq…

Unlikely Bedfellows

President Obama’s newfound friendship with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the world speculating about the potential strengthening of an alliance between two crucial players in the global aren…

Death of a Salesman

  If I were President Obama, I might be asking myself, “How did I get here?” “What happened to those chanting masses? Where are all those t-shirts? What about the bumper stickers, the signs, the Nobel…