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[VIDEO] Op Ed Live: U.S. Response to Ukraine

[VIDEO] Op Ed Live: U.S. Response to Ukraine

March 7, 2014


Filed under Multimedia, Opinion

The Washington Square News Opinion Desk presents Op Ed Live: U.S. Response to Ukraine. Staff Columnist Harry Brown and Opinion Editor Peter Keffer discuss the rapidly developing situation in Crimea. Why have the United States and its allies been so reluctant in their response, and what implications does...

Germany’s Third Gender Law not as progressive as it seems

Germany’s Third Gender Law not as progressive as it seems

November 20, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

As of Nov. 1, German babies who are born with both sexual organs will no longer be defined as male or female on their birth certificates. Rather, because of the country’s new third gender law, both boxes will remain unchecked, and the infant will be legally declared intersex by being placed into a...

U.S. surveillance causes problems with allies

U.S. surveillance causes problems with allies

October 24, 2013


Filed under Opinion

United States espionage programs are compromising foreign relations with our allies. According to a White House statement released Wednesday, President Obama spoke to German Chancellor Angela Merkel by phone, vehemently denying allegations that the United States has been monitoring her phone calls. Obama...

German victories signal shift in international soccer

German victories signal shift in international soccer

April 30, 2013


Filed under Sports

Germany and Spain last played in the 2010 World Cup semifinals, with Spain winning a narrow 1-0 victory on the way to its first World Cup trophy. However, in last week’s UEFA Champions League semifinal match, the German sides asserted utter dominance over their Spanish counterparts. The Champions Le...

Dutch voters set example for Europe to follow

September 14, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Amid economic turmoil in several European Union members states, many nations around the world are now closely following the opinion of the people in one of the European Union’s founding countries: The Netherlands. On Wednesday, Sept. 12, general elections were held in the Dutch country. The House...

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