Judging by the content of the deal, the political entities involved and the region’s geopolitical history, Santos’ peace was doomed to fail.
The 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force is expansive, outdated and has dangerously normalized endless war.
While an Arab Spring style revolution is currently unlikely, Mugabe’s actions toward protestors and currents of discontent will shape the future of Zimbabwe’s presidency.
Anti-gay attitudes in British colonial administrators, combined with the great power they had over provinces or territories in the colonies they ruled, created somewhat of a trickle-down phenomenon of the ‘transmission’ of such prejudices.
“I really have gotten into what I do driven to apply my understanding of economics to improving people’s lives.”
-Raymond Robertson, professor and the Helen and Roy Ryu Chair in Economics and Government in the Department of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University
When I hear about mosques being vandalized, a woman’s scarf pulled off of her head, or Muslims murdered in hate crimes, I cannot help but feel isolated, targeted, and hopeless.
During her time working at the United Nations, Kathleen Keene Jones developed critical early warning systems in Afghanistan and South Sudan. Now in the United Arab Emirates, she serves in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Fair Trade fantasy relies upon the same logic of global capitalism, and is a poor response to market injustice.
Samuel Huntington’s theory falsely constructs the Islamic world as a threat, harming prospects for global cultural understanding and cooperation.
The irreparably polarized Abortion Debate remains contested in the realm of rhetoric which informs ideas, activism and the direction of government policy.