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President Trump’s War of Words

by Nick Kalis

Since President Donald Trump took office in January, his presidency has been nothing short of controversial. Everything from his use of social media to amplify tense situations, to publicly calling out international leaders has shown that President …

Will Paul Manafort Cost Trump Control of Foreign Affairs?

By: Spencer Whyte

The power to control foreign policy has long been singularly enjoyed by the President. However, recent sanctions against Russia and the shocking investigation of Paul Manafort may begin to lessen the President’s authority in this realm.

The …

Those Who Ignore History Are Doomed to Repeat It (Including You, Mr. Trump)

by Zach Kaplan

Following World War II, the United States had a very clear foreign policy: oppose anything that benefitted the Soviet Union and communism. This policy (which came to be known as containment) was easy to adopt because there …

Pre-emptive Attack, Reprisal Raid, or Peaceful Resolution?

by Shizuka Kuramitsu

The U.S. president Donald Trump mentioned DPRK in his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly on September 19th[1]. Is it feasible to “totally destroy North Korea” as exactly he stated? Of course, …