Political violence has flared ahead of May 26 Lesotho elections, but Archbishop Desmond Tutu urges candidates to keep the peace and respect election results.
Ultima Ratio Regum Latin for “[War,] the last argument of kings,” this quote summed up the classical approach to warfare, that it was the method of achieving a specific strategic goal of the realm when other methods had failed. In modern times though, it seems that war is often the resul
Like baseball great Yogi Berra, former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld had his own struggles with the English language, one of his best malapropisms was the coining of the term “unknown unknowns.” Rumsfeld was trying to make a valid point about the uncertain security situati
As much as we like to think we know about North Korea, major events such as the recent death of their “Dear Leader” Kim Jong Il remind us just how little we actually know about the elusive country.
Understanding when and how we ought to act on matters of humanitarian concern is difficult enough without adding blatant misinformation to the mix. It is essential to be clear about who it is we are dealing with, and for what they do or do not actually stand.
The past few weeks I have been working on a dream series with my freshman English class. As first years, they have all recently declared their majors and thus career goals are fresh on their minds. My initial plan was simply to focus on personal dreams.
BEIJING - I was trying to clean up my USB drive last night, and I came across a powerpoint presentation about September 11th, 2001 that a co-worker gave me to use in class. I completely forgot about it.