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Will the Visa Suspension Between the U.S. and Turkey End?

Will the Visa Suspension Between the U.S. and Turkey End?

By Anonymous

October 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

For the first time in their diplomatic history, the United States and Turkey have mutually suspended all non-immigrant visa applications such as diplomatic, travel, commerce, employment and even student visas. I heard this news from someone very close to me back in Turkey. I did not want believe it.

Flowers of Diplomacy Wilt at Gagosian

Flowers of Diplomacy Wilt at Gagosian

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

February 22, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Uncategorized

The new exhibit "Paperwork and the Will of Capital" at the Gagosian Gallery features recreations of flower arrangements from important diplomatic meetings.

Obama’s Disposition Towards Cuba Proves the U.S. Has Come A Long Way

Obama’s Disposition Towards Cuba Proves the U.S. Has Come A Long Way

By Abraham Gross, Deputy Opinion Editor

February 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion

A publicized presidential visit conveys good intentions, but a U.S. company creating jobs shows a deeper commitment to the Cuban people.

White House must continue diplomatic talks with Iran

White House must continue diplomatic talks with Iran

October 7, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion, Uncategorized

President John F. Kennedy signed the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty into law 50 years ago today. Now, we no longer live in a bipolar world, and the political actors have changed. But the threat from nuclear weapons remains strong. Last week President Hassan Rouhani of Iran spoke to President Barack Obama by...

Diplomacy in Syria is based off national interest, not humanitarian

Diplomacy in Syria is based off national interest, not humanitarian

September 24, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The diplomatic chess game between Russia and the United States over intervention in Syria has put into question the role and force of international law and practice. The situation reveals the anarchic state of international relations, which is geared to competing powerful interests who disregard international...

Diplomacy, not democracy, would be best for U.S. involvement in Egypt

Diplomacy, not democracy, would be best for U.S. involvement in Egypt

September 12, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

In light of the ongoing tragedy in Syria, the world is reminded of the value of a properly functioning democracy, and more significantly, the inherent devastation that comes from not having one. Several hundred miles southwest of Syria, Egypt is undergoing a similar, albeit less violent, dilemma. I...

Less diplomatic policies allowed between East Asian countries

Less diplomatic policies allowed between East Asian countries

April 24, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

China’s top general Fang Fenghui said on Monday that a fourth North Korean nuclear weapons test is feasible, and that talks are underway between Pyongyang and other regional parties. Since North Korea recently renounced the 1953 Armistice Agreement with South Korea and shut down its Kaesong factories,...

U.S. sanctions on Iran harm average citizens

U.S. sanctions on Iran harm average citizens

March 8, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The threat of nuclear attack by nations like North Korea and Iran has had the international community on edge for years. To combat growing fears, major world powers, including the United States and most of the European Union, have adopted economic sanctions against both nations. These sanctions have...