If each of the permanent members checked their country’s ego at the door, a lot of progress could be made. Five of the most powerful countries in the world, along with ten others, should be able to use their combined power to make the world a better place.
Fordham Political Review
Will China’s ambitious reforms be enough reverse stagnant growth, social friction, and environmental degradation?
al-Qaida leadership under Zawahiri is diminishing. However, as weak as the threat from al-Qaida Central might be, the horizontal structure the global terror network has turned into produces more violent and sporadic attacks.
Lean Forward. For those enlightened individuals who spurn the cable news kool-aid, that is the tagline for MSNBC, the forefront in left wing news media. To say MSNBC does not have a blatant liberal...
There are few generations in American history more romanticized than our famous “Baby Boomers”. The flush of postwar security, prosperity, and optimism provided the perfect backdrop for the creation of one of the largest...
South Sudan, with a poverty rate over 50 percent, cannot afford to go to war. War would prevent its government from taking in much needed revenue, revenue that it cannot afford to not receive. Without the oil, jobs will continue to fall and poverty will rise even further. If it wants to remain a stable and growing nation, South Sudan must work to obtain peace.
Uhuru Kenyatta, the son of Kenya’s first present, a graduate of Amherst College in Massachusetts, and scion of one of Africa’s most prominent and wealthy families, is the race’s definitive frontrunner.
This past November, the Chinese Communist Party held its 18th National Congress, marking the once-in-a-decade transfer of power to a new generation of leaders. In the most recent issue of Foreign Affairs, Shanghai-based political scientist, Eric X. Li, describes how contrary to popular belief, the turnover was “a smooth and well-orchestrated demonstration by a confidently rising superpower.”