Dana Radcliffe, professor of public administration and international affairs, discusses the economic transition under the conditions of COVID-19. In light of price gouging of essential PPE materials, Radcliffe said "One party has all the power because the other person is in a vulnerable situation of sometimes desperate need."
"What immediately struck me and stayed with me throughout the program was the genuine support the veterans offered each other, despite their political differences," says Grant Reeher, professor of political science and director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute.
The killings of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, Deputy Chairman of Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units, "were a dangerous and ill-advised escalation by the United States," Osamah Khalil, associate professor of history and Middle East expert, told USA Today. " Khalil also talked to other outlets about this development, stating that "Their deaths will make it more difficult to resolve the ongoing tensions between Washington and Tehran and will only destabilize Iraq further."
Professor Emeritus William C. Banks said congressional action regarding FISA could further insert politics into a process that should be free of it. "All the politics that surrounded the headlines of this story would rear their ugly head again," he says. "It could end up with more amendments to FISA that do more harm than good."
"I can't imagine them having a civil conversation," says Glyn Morgan, associate professor of political science, about the potential relationship between President Trump and Jeremy Corbyn, had Corbyn won his election. "Their world views are so diametrically opposed. I doubt Trump has even ever met anyone like Corbyn."
"There are AR-platform guns that shoot legal hunting rounds, from a .308 on down. I don’t know what that would do if we’re thinking of the lethality it provides somebody," says Grant Reeher, professor of political science.
On Monday, nine members of a Mormon family, all US citizens, were killed in northern Mexico in an apparent attack by drug cartels. "The level of violence is brutal," Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations, told the Boston Herald
"The most the Israelis are willing to offer does not meet the minimum demands of the Palestinians. This includes a viable, independent state with sovereignty over its borders and resources," says Osamah Khalil, associate professor of history.
Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations, explains (former) Mexican President Felipe Calderón's strategy to crack down on drug trafficking organizations was to eliminate drug kingpins. But rather than eliminating the cartels, the capture and death of cartel leaders have led to their members creating smaller organizations.