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Iran Walking the Tight Rope

Steven Perlin Iran dug itself into an even deeper hole on Tuesday when a collection of United States federal agencies foiled an Iranian plot to kill the Saudi ambassador in Washington. In addition to this plan, it is also widely suspected that Iran was planning on attacking the Israeli embassy in Washington. As the story […]

Interview with J.J. Surbeck, Executive Director of T.E.A.M.

J.J. Surbeck is a San Diego peace activist who serves as the Executive Director of Training and Education About the Middle East (T.E.A.M.). He graduated with a law degree from the University of Geneva, Switzerland. He then worked for sixteen years in the legal and public relations divisions of the International Committee of the Red […]

American Exceptionalism, indeed

Simeon Morris The recent string of political unrest in the Near East has displayed both the inconsistency, and more importantly, the improbity of American foreign policy. I will emphasize right away, that I will not waste words on Republican-versus-Democrat partisan absurdities, as I am of the mind that both parties are identical in foreign policy. […]

Libya: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Intervention

Jocelyn Portales On March 17, 2011, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 1973 which, as Bloomberg News states, “establishes a no-fly zone over Libya,” and authorizes member states “ to take all necessary measures… to protect civilians and civilian populated areas under threat of attack.” Although a no-fly zone might help even the odds, […]

Joe Biden at the General Assembly

Steven Perlin, Co-Managing Editor The General Assembly of the Jewish Federations is an annual philanthropic event held to bring together many of North America’s most prominent Jewish community leaders. This year, the conference was held in New Orleans, Louisiana, and attended by about 3000 Jews. In addition to the general public, a few notable people […]

Israel Update 3/2/10

Every Tuesday, Tritons For Israel host an Israel Update from 2:00pm – 3:00pm where they discuss Israeli current events. If you are at UCSD, come check it out! Today it’s in the Green Table Room in Sungod Lounge. This Week’s Articles for discussion are below.

Israel Update 2/9/10

Every Tuesday, Tritons For Israel Host an Israel Update from 2:00pm – 3:00pm where they discuss Israeli current events. If you are at UCSD, come check it out! Today it’s in the Green Table Room in Sungod Lounge. This Week’s Articles for discussion are below.

Israel Update

Every Tuesday, Tritons For Israel Host an Israel Update from 2:00pm – 3:00pm where they discuss Israeli current events. If you are at UCSD, come check it out! Today it’s in the Green Table Room in Sungod Lounge. Link This Week’s Articles for discussion are below.

Stop North Korea

Steven Perlin, Staff Writer Recently, South Korea’s defense minister said that South Korea could launch a preemptive military strike against Pyongyang’s nuclear reactor if there is proof that a nuclear attack was imminent. North Korea responded to this declaration by saying that any such attack would be treated as a declaration of war and that […]

“And Iran, Iran so far away. Couldn’t get away.”

Alec Weisman, Editor-in-Chief I was walking along Library Walk at UCSD on Friday when I noticed a group of people protesting. As UCSD is a very apathetic campus, I was intrigued as to what “liberal” group was protesting, only to discover that to my surprise that a group of Iranian students and local community members […]

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