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In my Arabic 1001 class, we learned how to say our nationalities. When one of the Americans in the class accidentally claimed ‘I am America’,…View More Bridging the Partisan Divide Abroad
On 1 October, Kenyan, Somali, and tribal forces advanced into the centre of Kismayo, al-Shabaab’s last major stronghold. The operation, under the banner of the…View More Kenya’s Battle for Somalia
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When Governor Romney offered his insight that “debates are not about winning” the day before the first presidential debate, he successfully managed to do what…View More The Vice President Outshines the Commander-in-Chief
Those Americans who lived through World War II are revered as ‘the Greatest Generation’ for a reason. Not only did ten per cent of the…View More Soldiers Without Uniforms
Hillary is moving on from Secretary of State and thinking of a promotion to Commander-in-Chief in 2016. So assuming President Obama will win the election…View More Who can fill Hillary’s Shoes?