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ASHLEY CHEN FOR THE HOYA Professor Dennis Deletant (left) and Alfred Moses (LAW '56) (right), former U.S. ambassador to Romania, spoke about Moses' efforts to help rebuild Romania following the collapse of the Soviet Union during his time as ambassador at an event Tuesday.

Former Ambassador Recounts US Involvement in Romania’s Transition to Democracy

Former U.S. Ambassador to Romania Alfred Moses (LAW ’56), who served in the 1990s during the rebuilding of Romania after the fall of communism, chronicled his time as ambassador at a book talk Tuesday in Gaston Hall. Moses served as the U.S. Ambassador to Romania from 1994 through 1997, during[Read More…]

by October 11, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
LEVY: Clipping America’s Wings

LEVY: Clipping America’s Wings

Bald eagles can be fiercely territorial birds. When challenged, they lock talons with their foes high above the earth and together plummet toward the ground below. In this aerial game of chicken, the first to let go flies away in humiliating defeat. When there is no decisive winner, the two[Read More…]

by October 10, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
LARKIN: Evade Orwellian Echoes

LARKIN: Evade Orwellian Echoes

In 1943, George Orwell wrote that he feared “the very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world.” The preceding decades saw mass disinformation campaigns through the extensive use of propaganda, near-omniscient government surveillance, seemingly endless warfare, hostility towards minorities and totalitarianism on both the right and the[Read More…]

by October 18, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Noah Taylor

Tragedy Continues Close to Home

An aneurysm does not have to be a life-threatening condition today. Once diagnosed, it can be monitored and controlled. If it poses risk to the patient, doctors can perform a simple medical procedure and prevent the aneurysm from bursting. Even though his aneurysm had been diagnosed months before, earlier this[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

BENNETT: Is It OK To Be a Faust Today?

The other day I posited a revamped version of the Faustian Question to a friend as a thought experiment. You may be familiar with the story, or at least its more well-known neologism, the Faustian Bargain. The tale of Dr. Faust — sometimes Faustus — told and retold dozens of[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 1 comment Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
Persona Non Grata

Persona Non Grata

A deep commitment to democracy and a devotion to the Greek Catholic Church are features of the activity of the Romanian diplomat, writer, philanthropist and politician Ion Ratiu (1917-2000). Guided by these principles, Ratiu was a fierce critic, in self-imposed exile in London, of the communist regime in Romania for[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

Panel Reflects on US-Vatican Relations

To celebrate the establishment of official diplomatic relations between the United States and the Vatican, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation sponsored an academic conference Tuesday in Gaston Hall. Georgetown is one of six universities across the nation holding events to celebrate the Ronald Reagan Centennial Celebration, a year-long tribute marking[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments News