The Daily Northwestern

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...

Drumm: U.S. must rethink its Middle Eastern policy

Jack Drumm, Columnist

October 20, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Two weeks ago, in an ancient Afghan city near the border with Tajikistan, the United States military bombed a Doctors Without Borders hospital. The profoundly tragic incident in Kunduz speaks to a larger failure of American foreign policy in the Middle Eas...

Policy expert lays out framework for understanding Middle East activities

Amulya Yalamanchili, Reporter

April 17, 2015

Filed under Campus, Speakers

Activity in the Middle East should be viewed through several frameworks, said James Carafano of the Heritage Foundation, a Washington, D.C.-based conservative think tank. Carafano, vice president of foreign and defense policy...

Former terrorism analyst discusses US response to ISIS

Jee Young Lee, Reporter

March 12, 2015

Filed under Campus

Jonathan Schanzer, the vice president for research at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies spoke at Northwestern on Tuesday about the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, and his suggestions for United States foreign...

Obama emphasizes income inequality in State of the Union address

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

January 21, 2015

Filed under Campus

Before the new Republican-dominated Congress, President Barack Obama focused on solving income inequality and easing partisan gridlock during Tuesday’s State of the Union address. The president asserted his goal to increase the...