Lately, tensions between the United States and China have been heating up. With a raging trade war, increasingly-scrutinized […]
In 2017, the brinkmanship between Kim Jong-Un and President Trump and the looming prospect of conflict drew a […]
Trump’s policy of pursuing closer relations with Russia has been the center of much ridicule, often dismissed without […]
The belief in American superiority poisons nearly all public debate in the United States. In recent months, the effect of this belief has become painfully clear in respect to the debate surrounding the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) — a debate, in which opponents and proponents alike refract their arguments through thick lenses of American nationalism. Such rhetoric is compatible with a goal of U.S. global hegemony, but not democratically cosmopolitan values of equality. To fully comprehend the deal, which was finalized October 5, 2015, and for the possibility of a change in paradigm in the American trade debate, such nationalism must cease. Otherwise, future debates regarding trade will follow the same tragic path as the TPP: a path that leads to increased global inequalities.
In the beginning of 2015, the Swedish foreign minister, Margot Wallström, described the Saudi Arabian judicial system as […]
Fifty-four years after diplomatic fallout, the United States and Cuba are finally ready to let bygones be bygones. […]
“Viable Ambassadors or Bona Fide Embarassments?” was originally published in the Davis Political Review on December 9, 2014. […]