In October of 2019, The United States Senate passed the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act unanimously. The act is an addition to a series of US measures intended to ameliorate Taiwan’s worsening foreign relations. The act ...

The global gag rule (GGR), also known as the Mexico City Policy, has been limiting the resources of countless foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) over the last four decades. Despite studies in sub-Saharan Africa revealing that the global gag rule is ...

In May of 2018, two brothers of a historically Jewish fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi, were harassed and physically assaulted near Towson University, Maryland. Classified as a “hate-bias” crime in a statement released by Towson University, the incident was only covered ...

The United States has long served as a beacon for the values of free trade and open markets. Now, however, a little-known government committee, CFIUS, has become a key player in the Trump Administration’s  “America First” strategy and threatens to ...

  On June 12, 2018, when United States President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, resolution and reunification of the two Koreas seemed all the more achievable. While North Korea’s despotic government contrasts with the democratic regime ...

Rebecca Cheng: Symbol of Partisanship, Questions of Legitimacy After Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony, actor Matt Damon made an appearance on Saturday Night Live, playing Judge Brett Kavanaugh during his Senate confirmation hearing. He opened with, “I’m going to start at ...

Trade wars are unequivocally bad; most experts agree that economic efficiency is lost and everyday consumers ultimately bear the brunt of the pain. Both the United States and China have trillions of dollars in export revenues at stake in a ...

“Living next to you, is in some ways like sleeping with an elephant,” Former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau once famously quipped regarding Canadian policy vis-à-vis the United States. “No matter how friendly and even-tempered is the beast, one ...

In early April of this year, Chinese President Xi Jinping met with US President Trump for the first time. During the two-day summit held at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, the two world leaders discussed North Korea as well as ...

A version of this essay first appeared at The Hamiltonian Republican. This is Part II of a two-part series. III- A NEW NIXON DOCTRINE As mentioned at the beginning of this essay, the world post-2014 has undergone tectonic shifts in ...