Syria Needs Help: Why Are We Hesitating

Almost a year after President Obama urged Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down he enforces his statement by signing a covert order to allow the CIA and other agencies to support Syrian rebels. Publicly, the Obama administration has stated that it is assisting the rebels in Syria, but stopping short of directly arming the […]

Yale Invites Criticism for its Foray into Asia

About 2 years ago, Yale University, in New Haven, CT, ‘climbed into bed’ (I quote Yale Daily News) with what many consider one of Southeast Asia’s most despotic authoritarian-democracy regimes, Singapore. The Ivy League college had partnered with the National University of Singapore to create Yale’s satellite campus and Singapore’s first liberal arts college (LAC), […]

The American Electorate is Bitter

This election season, the American electorate has become increasingly bitter toward President Obama and the government in general. Citizens are misplacing blame for the stagnant economic conditions on the president. The public fails to recognize that the Bush Administration ruined America’s economy in two terms, repairing eight years worth of damage is hard to achieve […]