Hope in the Middle East

Recent chemical attacks and missile strikes thrust the now seven-year-long Syrian Civil War back onto the front pages and into the opinion columns of American newspapers for a couple of days last week. It was […]

In Defense of Kurdish Independence

On Sept. 25, ethnic Kurds in the semi-autonomous region of northern Iraq streamed to the polls to voice their overwhelming support for independence and the formation of a Kurdish state. Upwards of 92 percent of […]