Tag Archives: Libya

Dear GOP: Who will defeat Obama in 2012?

Gabriella Hoffman ***Editors Note: This article was published in our May issue of the California Review. Conservatives, Libertarians, Republicans, independents, and blue dog Democrats are coming to a consensus: American voters must oust President Obama from office in 2012. With countless attacks on the Constitution, an exorbitant debt, a blatant disregard for laws in place, […]

This Year, Time for Real Accountability

Daniel Friedman It was merely seven years ago when Justice in Palestine week began to take place on college campuses in Canada and across the United States. Depending on the campus, the official goal of the week varied, but ultimately it comes down to telling over the Palestinian narrative. There are many components to Justice […]

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, […]

Every Desert Rose Has Its Thorns

Scott Kaufman So-called revolutions have swept across Tunisia, Egypt and Libya – the latter of which is in the midst of an armed conflict. Almost all of the states in the Arab world have experienced at least minor protests recently, with large scale protests erupting in a number of them including Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Iraq, […]

So, who’s helping Japan?

Miranda Conway Sometimes, avoiding homework can inspire you to be productive in other, more socially relevant ways… Recent events in Egypt, Libya, and now Japan have left me sitting at my bedroom desk for hours on end, wondering about how the world should react. Or more importantly, how (or even if) the world should be […]


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