Tag: Foreign Policy

Iran’s Nuclear Program: A Generational Divide

by Ghazal Rahmanpanah -Iran/USA- In the summer of 2013, three decades after the end of the Iranian hostage crisis, the windows of the former United States embassy in the heart of downtown Tehran were washed once again and colorful murals

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Dependency and Power: Nomi Prins on All the President’s Bankers

by Kirstin Kelley, Graduate Assistant Editor Nomi Prins’ recently published book, All the Presidents’ Bankers: The Hidden Alliances That Drive American Power, covers 100 years of banking and political history in the United States.  Reading the book is eye opening. 

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India Braces for US Pressure on Afghanistan and Kashmir

by Aditi Bhaduri – India – As US President Barack Obama commits a troops increase in Afghanistan and a recognition of the “good Taliban,” and as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton paves the way for India’s nuclear energy program, many

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Strobe Talbott Sees Problems on the Horizon for the Next US President

by Eva Sohlman – Sweden – The hope for change is tremendous after nearly eight years of George W. Bush in the White House – both in America and around the world. But regardless of who becomes the next president,

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The US Elections: This Time It’s the Issues, Not Just Images

by María Suárez Toro – Costa Rica/Puerto Rico – Although the image of the various candidates has been a central target in almost all electoral processes in the recent past, the US elections might not focus quite so much on

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