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Gresik: Trump dumps Iran nuclear deal, benefits US negotiations with North Korea

Dylan Gresik, Op-Ed Contributor

May 10, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

Earlier this week, President Donald Trump announced the United States withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, better known as the Iran nuclear deal. The U.S. will benefit in upcoming negotiations with Kim Jong...

Sainati: The U.S. doesn’t need a military parade

Leo Sainati, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 13, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

After witnessing the Bastille Day parade in France last year, President Donald Trump said he wanted to bring the festivities, notably the excessive displays of military power, to the United States. Remarking that the parade “was...

Sainati: Despite qualms, Korean unification might be best chance at peace

Leo Sainati, Assistant Opinion Editor

January 29, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Reports of North and South Korea marching under one flag at the upcoming Olympics have recently made international headlines, as the Games’ location in Pyeongchang, South Korea has sparked tension. Holding one of the most politicized...

Elliott: Media should abandon portrayal of Trump as ‘apocalyptic’ for country

Jackson Elliott, Op-Ed Contributor

January 29, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

Many American journalists and writers — from Charles Blow to Maureen Dowd — have spent the last two years essentially prophesying that Donald Trump’s presidency would prove apocalyptic for the United States. When stocks ...

Kang: An anti-war movement is more urgent now than ever

William Kang, Op-Ed Contributor

April 21, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

Recently the threat of war has, like an ominous storm cloud, smothered us with fear. The war machine that we have seen ravage other countries like Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan has only grown with the Trump administration’s...

Journalists discuss experiences as foreign reporters in Cuba

Maddie Jarrard, Reporter

January 24, 2017

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories

Three days since President Barack Obama left office, three journalists spoke at a panel Monday about the future of journalism in Cuba, a nation with which the former president worked to repair decades of strained relations. The...

Houskeeper: The problems with Northwestern’s social justice warriors

Sam Houskeeper, Guest Columnist

June 5, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Northwestern does not have a large activist community, but it is a place where attempts at dialogue always seem to end up being particularly unproductive. Inability to discuss serious issues could be the result of the lack of...

Journalist James Rosen speaks about press freedoms under Obama administration

Grant Pender, Reporter

April 12, 2015

Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers

Fox News Chief Washington Correspondent James Rosen spoke Friday about national security reporting and press freedoms under President Barack Obama's administration. Rosen (Medill ’96) started his talk at the McCormick Foundation...

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...