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A MATTER OF OPINION: Alex de Ramon and Bobby Zitzmann debate whether the United States should draw back its ubiquitous role in world affairs. Alex says yes. Bobby says no.

I begin this series in the context of a recent column by Alex entitled "Towards a New Foreign Poli...

February 23, 2017

President Trump’s approach to foreign policy, so far, has been largely haphazard and incoherent. His tendency to speak off the cuff and his utter lack of knowledge have shaken bipartisan, decades-old foreign policy goals, from the two-state solution to temporarily ques...

February 23, 2017

A specter is haunting Europe, and it's not the specter of Communism. Last weekend was the annual Munich Security Conference, where foreign policy and security leaders from around the world met to discuss, analyze, and coordinate the world's safety. European leaders in...

February 23, 2017

Despite what you may think, Russia’s cyber attack on the Democratic National Committee’s servers was not the first instance of foreign actors committing cyber crimes against the United States.  Yet, I cannot emphasize enough how significant these attacks were.  Efforts...

February 21, 2017

The Importance of Political Diversity On College Campuses

Your political opinion does not matter.  The opinion you should be listening to is not your own.  Nor is it anyone who agrees with you.  The individuals you should be listening to and actively seeking out are tho...

February 20, 2017

It might not be obvious that eighteenth-century poetry could act as a guide for our modern climate policy, but such is the case. All too often, when I review the climate debate, I am reminded of a 1770 poem by the Irish writer Oliver Goldsmith called “The Deserted Vill...

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