The eruption of the protests in Hong Kong has reinvigorated the contentious debate on how closely Taiwan should align itself with China. As the violence increases, the island nation is forced to consider that while today it is Hong Kong, it very well may be that tomorrow, China’s attention may be turned to Taiwan.
The Vietnamese government looks to balance the contrast between Vietnam’s need for trade with China, and its national identity.
Hansen’s deeply personal account of her years in Turkey relays a historical critique of American power, the relationship between our racial history and foreign policy, and American exceptionalism.
If we can understand how Argentina, a country born of an international character similar to the U.S., fosters an international-leaning patriotism, maybe we can learn a bit about our own national identity as well and why patriotism doesn’t have to be us against the world.
Trinity University students and faculty are grappling with an environment of uncertainty after President Trump’s executive order on Immigration. This week, The Contemporary investigated law’s implications for students, took the pulse of legal debates, and evaluated the law’s impact on the campus climate.
The Dalai Lama should be commended for his mockery of Trump, but he and his hosts should also be recognized for their bravery in taking on the great red bully in addition to the great orange one.
The 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force is expansive, outdated and has dangerously normalized endless war.