foreign policy

“From this day forward, it’s going to be only America first,” proclaimed President Donald J. Trump just three months ago in his inauguration speech. Since then, Trump has entangled the United States in several international crises by attacking a Syrian ...

President Donald Trump made headlines Monday, Jan. 16 when he asserted that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the apex of the American alliance network during the Cold War, has become “obsolete.” While the Cold War may be over, NATO ...

Ambassador of Colombia to the United States Juan Carlos Pinzón praised the power of peace policy enforcement in Colombia after more than 50 years of civil unrest in his lecture, “Colombia’s Historic Moment,” at the Emory School of Law last ...

They say history has a way of repeating itself. And sure enough, following 2008, America must once again prioritize its policy issues. This election year it seems like America’s priority is still the economy, but I believe it is time ...

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter announced in a press conference last month at the Carter Center, a partner of Emory University, that he would begin to retire from public life to focus on treatment for his recently diagnosed cancer. With ...

  “You believe that reality is something objective, external, existing in its own right. You also believe that the nature of reality is self-evident … Reality exists in the human mind, and nowhere else. Not in the individual mind, which ...

Last Monday, College sophomore Andrew Alter responded to a piece that I wrote two weeks ago about Netanyahu and the recent Israeli election. I liked Alter’s article. It was intelligently and clearly written, and I learned from it. And moreover, I ...

For the past half-year, China has been quietly recruiting countries to join a new international bank that will fund infrastructure projects in the developing world. The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a thinly veiled component of China’s “New Silk ...

In the State of the Union address last week, President Obama proudly declared, “tonight, we turn the page.” While a series of crises, both domestic and foreign, have defined Obama’s presidency thus far, the speech marked a return to normalcy. ...