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The United States needs to respond to the recent attack on Saudi Arabia to convey strength on the world stage. (Courtesy of Twitter)

When Iran Attacks Saudis, U.S. Must Strike Back

October 1, 2019

Inconsistency this long after the attack serves only to weaken our position as a leader in the Middle East.

Former Vice President Biden holds a moderate appeal which could allow him to defeat President Trump in 2020. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Biden Banking on the Blue Wall

May 1, 2019

If he wants to have a chance of beating Trump in 2020, Biden must stick close to his pro-worker, blue-collar bonafides.

The United States should still supply Turkey with F35 fighter jets. (Courtesy of Flickr)

The Enemy of My Enemy

April 10, 2019

"There are some who claim that our continued relationships with unsavory actors in the Middle East legitimize authoritarians and tyrants. They are, unfortunately, right."

The recent indictments of Huawei should serve as a wake-up call to the threat China poses to American interests. (Courtesy of Flickr)

The U.S. Must Take Action Against Chinese Espionage

February 13, 2019

It is therefore crucial that the U.S. take drastic steps to curb Chinese spying.

The United States should intervene to ensure that Juan Guaido, Venezuela’s legitimate leader, gains control of the country. (Courtesy of Flickr)

U.S. Should Restore Venezuelan Democracy

February 6, 2019

As the crisis deepens and continues to become more and more international, it is important for U.S. policymakers to keep their options open.

The media’s rush to portray Nick Sandmann as the aggressor violated journalistic ethics and excacerbated the situation. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Judge, Jury and Executioner: Outrage in the Age of Trump

January 30, 2019

If a minutes-long video of a boy in a MAGA hat smiling is enough to provoke you to overzealous rage, you need to do some soul-searching and realize you’re just as complicit in the destruction of American political discourse as President Trump is.

Equality, in terms of admission for Asian students, does not need to be at the expense of affirmative action. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Admissions Equality at Harvard Requires Action, Affirmatively

October 24, 2018

By Timothy Kyle “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character” is one of the defining q...

False alarms, such as the ballistic missile threat in Hawaii, cause unneeded stress and potential harm to those in the area. (Courtesy of Flickr)

False Alarms are Truly Damaging

January 24, 2018

by Timothy Kyle The morning of Saturday, Jan. 13 residents of Hawaii were awoken by a text alert bearing this message: “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” Across th...

The inditement of Paul Manafort has no association to President Trump in regards to an alleged collusion with Russia (Courtesy of Flickr).

Manafort’s Swamp Draining Should Not Dirty Trump’s Presidency

November 15, 2017

By Timothy Kyle “Drain the Swamp” is not simply a campaign-savvy phrase spouted at political opponents, as those in Washington are quickly learning. On Monday, the Robert Mueller-led FBI team formally indi...

Although Angela Merkel was elected Chancellor for her fourth term, her victory was only by a close margin (Courtesy of Flickr).

Far Right Party May Lead Germany in Wrong Direction

October 4, 2017

By Timothy Kyle On Sept. 23, Angela Merkel won a historic fourth term as Chancellor of Germany, her Christian Democrat Union again taking control of the German parliament, the Bundestag. Her majority, however, is...

North Korea has become a serious military threat which must not be taken lightly by the United States government.

The U.S. Must Trump North Korea’s Military Plans

September 13, 2017

  By Timothy Kyle In an age where international diplomacy is conducted via Twitter and the global attention span is counted in hours rather than days, it is easy to forget that there has been a fo...

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