Former U.S. Ambassador and American University in Cairo President Francis Ricciardone evaluates how the United States has dealt with global crises in the 21st century.
Tag: American politics
Suspending immigration is not the key to U.S. economic woes; rather, it will be a hindrance to getting the economy back on its feet.
How Donald Trump’s America First policy failed
The American people lose out to contradictory official messages during a crisis that has been framed within the 2020 presidential election.
In reaffirming the U.S. role in the Middle East, anti-terrorism expert Gerald Feierstein explains that it is not enough to just fight violent networks; leaders must also address the root causes of extremism
Egypt’s first Fulbright specialist from the United States since 2013 Thomas De Luca critiques the past and the future of national exceptionalism, political polarization, and erosion of democratic values both at home and abroad
Does the world matter to Americans?
The paradox of the liberal theorist who owned slaves
The 2016 race for the White House is the wildest, most expensive money and media circus ever. The price to become president? About $1 billion.
Donald Trump’s vituperative, outsider presidential campaign rallied voters anxious about the economy, national security, and culture. But establishment Republicans shouldn’t be surprised by the tumult in the Grand Old Party.
Despite Hillary Clinton’s reputation as a liberal, the record suggests her presidency would push America toward a more militaristic approach to the Middle East.
America’s Latino population, once a political sleeping giant, is poised to play a pivotal role in the 2016 American elections. And thanks to the anti-immigrant policies and rhetoric of Republican politicians, the Democratic Party could be the big winner.
Chicago activist Charlene Carruthers on the first African American president, the campaign against police brutality, and the struggle for black liberation.