Middle East

Politics of Military Force in the 2nd Gaza War

After the initial phase of Pillar of Defense the situation in Gaza has escalated. Both sides appeared ready to “climb the mountain of conflict”. Looking back, it would be beneficial to understand the mechanics behind this altercation and what possible ramifications developed from the Second Gaza War.   Following the assassination of Ahmed Jabari, the … Continue reading


Debate Revamp

As you can tell from the title, I am no fan of the debate system. Seeing two candidates vaguely talk about policies they only half believe in for allegedly “two minutes” a question, does not inform voters on the stark differences between these politicians. Actually a debate does not really help the candidates that much. … Continue reading