Author: Elva Lu

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Afghanistan: When is enough enough?

“It’s time for American troops to come home… the United States will begin our final withdrawal — begin it on May 1 of this year… U.S. troops, as well as forces deployed by our NATO Allies and operational partners, will be out of Afghanistan before we mark the 20th anniversary […]

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Ent-ernational Studies 101

Hrum now, welcome to Wellinghall University in Fangorn Forest. Professor Fangorn is my name according to some, Treebeard others make it. Treebeard will do. Professor of Ent-ernational Studies I am, indeed. What is Ent-ernational Studies, you ask? Hoo now! Not so hasty. You are in my class, and I am […]

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Sudan is Off the List

On December 14, the Trump administration delivered a Christmas present to Sudan. Sudan was officially removed from the US list of State Sponsors of Terrorism. “State Sponsor of Terrorism” refers to a designation that the United States gives to countries that have provided assistance to terrorist groups. Currently, the list […]

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Nukes In the Works

In 2018, former President Donald Trump left the nuclear deal and imposed sanctions on Iran, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (J.C.P.O.A.). Since then, Iran has breached several parts of the deal, including a recent law that ends United Nations international nuclear inspections and approves immediate steps to […]