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The Trouble with M23

On September 21, 2013, Posted by , In Africa, With Comments Off on The Trouble with M23

The UN crossed a new threshold in moving towards the authorization of offensive force by its troops. While initial results are positive, the US should respect and support international efforts and help in any way possible, thus helping to establish a healthy multi-lateral option to tackle international security concerns, and that can be used as a model in years to come.

Continue Turning up the Heat!

On August 22, 2013, Posted by , In Africa,Middle East, With Comments Off on Continue Turning up the Heat!

Cameron Harris Another African terror chief is possibly dead—now is not the time to back away from a continent that western nations have largely ignored, and seem to not want to remember. With the hopeful news of the death of Abubakar Shekau, the United States should continue to assist legitimate…

Reacting to Egypt’s Crisis

On July 12, 2013, Posted by , In Africa,Analysis Reports,Middle East, With Comments Off on Reacting to Egypt’s Crisis

Recent events in Egypt highlight the need for increased attention on the flourishing (floundering?) Arab Spring. For where viable opportunities for democratic governance once flourished, an age old balance between religion and secularism is threatening the fragile democratic processes and institutions of these newly democratic nations. The U.S. can work with the current situation in order to help both our international image, as well as the struggling Arab states.

North Korea: China’s Ace in the Hole

On May 22, 2013, Posted by , In Analysis Reports,Asia, With Comments Off on North Korea: China’s Ace in the Hole

By Cameron Harris With the recent calming of North Korean rhetoric, it appears as if the skeptics were correct in assuming that North Korea would not actually attack the United States or South Korea. However, with long-term goals on the line for Chinese and North Korean policy makers, they were…