• The Scoop on Trump’s Saudi Arabia Trip
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    Amidst domestic controversy, Donald Trump has made his first foreign trip. His itinerary includes a visit to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Sicily, Brussels, and the Vatican City. His aides affirmed the trip’s intention to build relationships with international leaders, and Trump himself tweeted that he “will be strongly protecting American interests” on his personal Twitter. White […]

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  • What the French Elections Mean for the Rest of the World
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    As France approaches its 2017 presidential elections tomorrow, the stakes are high. It could result in a continuation of the Western World’s trend toward nativist populism or could serve to curb the growing movement. Four major candidates will be on the ballot: the far-right populist Marine Le Pen, the center-right Francois Fillon, the center-left Emmanuel […]

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  • The Next Cold War?
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    Perhaps the recent unveilings of clandestine activity in Russia, the controversial raid in Yemen, and the travel ban have distracted the populace and the administration from one of the most sensitive yet crucial issues of modern foreign policy: the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, or WMDs, namely nuclear arms. Following the discovery of the […]

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  • In Defense of the Truth
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    With daily attacks on the media and a blatant detachment from reality, relics of fascism have appeared in the Trump administration. Although most attempts to fabricate information have been quelled by the media and fact checkers, appreciation for the truth may be in jeopardy. From Sean Spicer’s erroneous statements about the crowd size at the […]

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  • The Legacy of Barack Obama
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    As Barack Obama’s tenure as president has ended, many will reminisce of the legacy of the nation’s first African-American president. Some will claim that his very first presidential accomplishment was his greatest one, as President Obama’s election to the oval office was a major step toward a post-racial America, a nation in which race, creed, […]

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  • Analyzing Some of Donald Trump’s Cabinet Picks
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    With a month and a half left until inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump has been appointing various politicians, philanthropists, and public servants to his cabinet to advise him on specific domestic and foreign issues. Here are a few of his cabinet members so far.   U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations: Governor Nikki Haley The governor […]

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  • Donald Trump and the Rise of Right-Wing Populism
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    With an impending Trump presidency, naysayers and Trump supporters alike are still in shock:  American political elections, especially presidential elections, rarely involve such an under qualified candidate. Instead, the current electoral system caters to those who have dedicated most of their lives to politics and public service, so businessmen like Donald Trump are part of […]

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  • Hillary Clinton and The New Emails: What Exactly is Going on?
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    Although the FBI concluded in July that their investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails showed no evidence of gross negligence, a new trove of emails has recently been discovered. With a high-stakes presidential election looming, the discovery of new emails is certainly a pertinent issue to voters. The FBI uncovered new emails through the investigation of […]

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