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Chen: How the US ‘americanizing’ of Russia led to present day tensions

Sophie Chen, Op-Ed Contributor

February 26, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Russia has Americans in a tizzy. Recent news of Russian troll farms and Facebook social engineering have many Americans calling for isolationism, protectionism and harder stances towards their long-time rival. Predictably,...

Sainati: In North Korean chicken game, assuming Kim Jong-un’s irrationality gives him undue power

Leo Sainati, Columnist

October 26, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

We are in the midst of a dangerous nuclear standoff, rapidly approaching tension levels unseen since the Cuban Missile Crisis. The United States has failed in its pursuit of nonproliferation and now must resort to nuclear deterrence....

Former ambassador to Russia speaks on Russian-American relationship

Sean Conway, Reporter

March 12, 2015

Filed under Campus

John Beyrle, former United States ambassador to the Russian Federation, discussed the nature of Russian-American relations to an audience of over 50 people at Harris Hall. His speech, “New Cold War or New Reality?” concluded the Ro...

Movie Review: Complex ‘Argo’ showcases Affleck’s directing skills

Aliza Weinberger, Columnist

October 17, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Movies, Reviews, The Current

When I saw Ben Affleck’s directorial debut a few years ago, I was pleasantly surprised. But now, in his third feature “Argo,” my high expectations were not only met, but exceeded. Affleck may be an A-list actor, but he’s...