Category Archives: History

International Institutions and Stability

By Eric Gomez The international system can best be thought of as a complex web of economic, political, and social relationships that are constantly changing to reflect new realities. This astounding complexity is reflected in the various theoretical approaches and … Continue reading

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GOP 2012: The Search for Reagan

By Chris Miller                  In the speech he made on April 3rd, 2012 after three disappointing primary losses, Republican Primary Candidate Rick Santorum did what any GOP candidate would do in a moment … Continue reading

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Confusion and Criticism: The Kony 2012 Phenomenon

By Jessica Kroenert It is pretty clear that Joseph Kony is one of the most talked about people of 2012 thus far, and it seems that nearly everyone I know has something to say about him. This Kony 2012 phenomenon … Continue reading

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Trokosi: Today’s Slavery

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Emily Rittenhouse “If any of us objected to their demands, we were flogged, starved and raped brutally,” states Belinda Edinam Siamey about her everyday life as a victim of a Trokosi in West Africa (Pischiutta 2009). Belinda was sacrificed by … Continue reading

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The One Year Anniversary of Egypt’s Revolution & its Impact on the Local, Regional, & Global Scale

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Anna Tiburzi Despite the stepping down of Mubarak as Egypt’s ruler, the Egyptian revolution has still not accomplished weeding out the political corruption and putting civilians in power. The Muslim Brotherhood and SCAF remain in control of the government, refusing … Continue reading

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The Haqqani Network & Its Mysterious Potential: Why More Attention Needs to Be Paid

By Nimesha Perera The recent killing of America’s most wanted man for the past ten years, Osama bin Laden, reminded the public of how the still raging “war on terror” occurring in both the countries of Pakistan and Afghanistan, is … Continue reading

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The Long Sword of International Justice: The History of the Nuremberg Trials and the Formation of the International Criminal Court

By Greg D’Aiello Adolf Hitler’s grandiose idea of a perfect Germany resulted in a Germany so blinded by power that by the end of 1945, some of the population had no idea that their leader and nation was responsible for … Continue reading

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