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Bernie Sanders presents the new American campaign

Bernie Sanders presents the new American campaign

By Emily Fong, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Bernie Sanders's campaign success shows how the internet is critical to political campaigns now.

Journalist reflects on Arab Spring

Journalist reflects on Arab Spring

April 11, 2014


Filed under News

The politics surrounding the Arab Spring and the U.S. response were discussed at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute on April 10. The NYU Center for Dialogues and Foreign Policy Association co-sponsored “The Aftermath of the ‘Arab Spring’: An Update.” The event featured a talk by foreign affairs ...

Egyptian military as destructive as Brotherhood regime it replaced

Egyptian military as destructive as Brotherhood regime it replaced

March 24, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Five-hundred and twenty-nine supporters of the overthrown Muslim Brotherhood regime were sentenced to death in Egypt on Monday for the murder of a policeman, and for attacks on people and property. The trial lasted only two days, and the court’s decision seems to reflect the wide-scale crackdown on...

Reform constitution provides hope for stability

Reform constitution provides hope for stability

January 29, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Egyptians, in desperation, cling to whichever leader makes the loudest promises, swinging like a broken pendulum that gets stuck at opposing extremes. Hosni Mubarak’s reign was marked by inaction, so the Egyptians fled to Mohamed Morsi and his claims of peaceful theocracy for comfort. Now, in ...