“I Like What He Said”: The Final Presidential Debate – Early Summary 2

By Daniel McKay
The theme of the foreign policy section of the recent presidential debate went something like this: Obama: We are stronger than ever, under my leadership we are working to support moderate opposition groups in Syria, put pressure on Egypt to recognize minority rights, support Israel (we love you, please don’t be mad) blah blah blah ...

The Syrian and Libyan Crises

By Eddy Simonian
The Syrian and Libyan Crises
In Libya the conflict between the miltias and the government is alarming and there are no shortage of arms. The government does not have control over the vast, thinly populated country. Such a situation helped the rebels defeat Gaddafi and is currently perilous to the stability of the government. A dictator died and a quasi-democracy ...

Democracy cannot be EXPORTED

By Daniel McKay
Democracy cannot be EXPORTED
The King is Dead, long live the King… Democracy cannot be EXPORTED!!! It needs time to nourish and grow… It is astonishing to me that the media and the populous are calling Libya and Egypt DEMOCRACIES. These countries did not magically transform into democracies. The institutions that have been put in place by a dictator did not dissapear over ...