How will Argentina’s G20 presidency impact its global influence and national politics?
DACA was an unwise and illegal immigration policy
If we’re going to grant citizenship to illegal immigrants, we must be more choosy and the process should run through the established democratic channels.
Venezuela’s fate lies with the United States
The United States holds the keys to resolve the crisis in Venezuela. America’s inaction in the matter strengthens the Maduro regime, but involvement might prove decisive.
Containment to Counter-terrorism: Islam and the enduring U.S.-Saudi alliance
In view of how U.S. policy catalyzed the early versions of terrorism, the Trump administration would do well to learn the lessons of the cold war. Abetting draconian regimes and omitting human rights considerations from foreign policy will generate more extremism than it eliminates.
Patriotism and Internationalism in the U.S. and Argentina
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.
Dispatch from Buenos Aires: What the U.S. can learn from Argentina’s Protest Culture
While leaders have a role in inspiring and guiding politics, the real driving force is a type of healthy populism deeply embedded in the Argentine national identity. Politics — and therefore protest — are part of Argentina as much as the mountains are.
What Syria Needs Now
The Syrian war has become synonymous with the vexing, endemic nature of geopolitics in the twenty-first century.Its birth and subsequent deviation from the revolutionary spirit of the Arab Spring is no doubt an unfortunate parody of the West’s own fall from geopolitical idealism in the new millennium.
Iran’s Political Climate
For all of his progressive rhetoric and his detente with the West, it is worth remembering that Rouhani, as well as his Moderate faction, is at his core a conservative- a moderate and pragmatic one, but a conservative nonetheless.
China vs. the Black Market
China has reported that it will ban its domestic ivory trade in 2017. Will this be an effective way to challenge the poaching of African Elephants?
David Cameron: the Brexit Loser?
Cameron arrived at Downing Street one of the youngest Prime Ministers in British history, full of hopeful promises that would pull Britain back from the brink of recessions. However, the bleakness of his legacy does not reflect the man who first came to power.