President Obama’s open support of gay rights in his inauguration speech may have ruffled the feathers of Republican lawmakers in Congress and their constituents, to say the least. But in the international context, the president’s vocal backing has the potential […]
ALIX SCHRODER Being a first semester graduate student and newcomer to New York City, last semester was a blur of activity for me—school, school and more school, events, meetings and the feeling of being constantly lost.
Thousands of newsworthy events with global ramifications have already intrigued and distracted us in 2013. Yet in the spirit of reflection and analysis, we thought we’d present a last look at images that captured the momentous year gone by. Last […]
Kosovo, whose Assembly in Pristina asserted the country’s independence from Serbia in 2008, is in a constant struggle for nationhood. While Kosovo is recognized by 98 countries, those with separatist anxiety, such as Spain, or disputed territorial claims, such as Argentina, […]
On January 15: The eviction of a Palestinian activist encampment by Israeli forces took place a few days earlier than expected.