This past November witnessed two hugely important yet strikingly different political transitions. In the US we saw one of our longest election cycles yet, delving into the details of each candidate’s proposed policies and personal beliefs for more than a year. Contrast that process with what took place in China: two days before its 18th [...]
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This past Monday the International Forum hosted their monthly Global Town Hall, an opportunity for Council members and new comers alike to exchange opinions in an open, friendly environment. July’s topic was “Syria: Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place.” As the name suggests, this town hall focused on how to stop the violence [...]
In a live address from the Oval Office last night President Barack Obama declared the end of the US combat mission in Iraq. The president thanked American military personnel for their dedicated service, while also restating his firm belief that the entering the conflict was a mistake. “We have sent our young men and women [...]