Clinton’s Secretary of State Shortlist Reveals Her Foreign Policy
Central Asia / China / Dpt. of State / Europe / Europe / Foreign Policy / Iran / Middle East / National Security / Presidential Race 2016 / Russia / Sanctions

Clinton’s Secretary of State Shortlist Reveals Her Foreign Policy

  The Clinton transition team recently leaked its shortlist for Secretary of State. While media attention has solely focused on Vice President Joe Biden’s appearance on the list, the rest of the list reveals what a potential Clinton administration’s foreign policy might entail. Based on her shortlist, Clinton has Russian aggression and European stability on … Continue reading

7 Things That Happened While You Were Following the Gay Marriage Debate
America / U.S. Domestic Policy

7 Things That Happened While You Were Following the Gay Marriage Debate

1)   The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, celebrated its three-year anniversary, but a Kaiser poll shows that Americans are still divided on it. A study from the American Action Forum also estimated that the ACA has cost 111 million paperwork burden hours. 2)   Cyprus re-opened its banks on Thursday, with sharp limits on … Continue reading

Third Time’s the Charm: North Korea’s Nuclear Explosion
Foreign Policy

Third Time’s the Charm: North Korea’s Nuclear Explosion

The US Geological Survey (USGS) reported a 5.1 magnitude quake on 12 February 2013 in Sungjibaegam, North Korea. No, this wasn’t an earthquake but a nuclear detonation. A third one, in fact, by the rogue nation of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. The regrettable nuclear test not only violates international law but also undermines … Continue reading