The Cold War was marked by hysteria over the potential for nuclear conflict. School kids practiced getting under their desks and families built bomb shelters in case the missiles fell. Although there were moments of acute danger, most notably the Continue reading Instead Of Risking Nuclear War, U.S. Should Let South Korea Take Over Its Own Defense | HuffPost
Recently, people in Catalonia voted to break away from Spain — not to declare war on Spain or refuse to trade with Spain, just to control their own affairs. The Spanish government said they must not even vote. They sent Continue reading Governments never want to give up power: Secession is Liberty
During the 2017 presidential campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump was open about his hostility toward Iran and his disdain for the Obama administration’s diplomacy with that country. Since January, the Trump administration has been engaged in an Iran policy review. News Continue reading The Major Risks Dismantling the Iran Nuclear Deal
Donald Trump has the Islamic Republic of Iran in his sights. Three months into his presidency, Iran is emerging as a major priority for the new administration. Within the disarray of an unusually chaotic start, the contours of an approach Continue reading Trump Iran Policy Moving Toward Confrontation
Are there future secessionist movements on the horizon? While Americans hear the word “secession” and think about the Civil War. That’s not the case in much of the world. Indeed, secession has become a hot topic of debate on the Continue reading First Kurdistan, Then Catalonia, Is California Next?
Did the Trump administration just take a stand for executing gay people? No, but I understand if the internet’s been giving you that impression. “United States rejects UN resolution condemning use of death penalty to target LGBTQ people,” says the headline at Think Continue reading U.S. Stance on Executing Gay People: Obama Rejected it Too