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Votta: Brexit is looking wildly better for EU than anyone could have imagined

Roberto Votta, Op-Ed Contributor

November 21, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

Brexit was supposed to end the European Union as we know it. It was supposed to trigger other crises alongside innovative wordsmithing, like Grexit and Quitaly. It was supposed to be the resolution of a romantic tale for independence....

Sheffey: In defense of the Iran deal

Ariel Sheffey, Op-Ed Contributor

October 16, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

On Friday morning, President Donald Trump spoke from the White House about his decision to decertify the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, more colloquially known as the Iran Deal. Calling it one of the “worst and most one-sided...

Bannister: American people cannot succumb to fear

Edmund Bannister, Columnist

March 30, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

In the aftermath of the Brussels attacks there are and will continue to be countless articles, studies and opinion pieces published about the implications of ongoing Islamist violence in the center of Europe. These articles will likely...

Sawhney and Stratton: Coping with a refugee crisis in the age of globalization

Asha Sawhney and Abigail Stratton

May 19, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The world faces a refugee crisis that can only be solved with international cooperation. News coverage has focused heavily on the 1,800 migrants who have died at sea in hopes of reaching European shores from the Middle East and North Africa. Too often, news sources cite general conflict in the region rather than breaking down ...