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LIU: To Keep America Safe, Engage With Russia

LIU: To Keep America Safe, Engage With Russia

Nuclear nonproliferation provides a fundamental basis for stable foreign relations. Principles of disarmament should be upheld in our current world. “Nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation are not utopian ideals. They are critical to global peace and security,” former Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon said in a 2012 address.[Read More…]

by November 1, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Movie Review: ‘Red Sparrow’

★★★☆☆ On paper, “Red Sparrow,” a spy movie based on a book by the same name, written by a former CIA operative seems to have all the ingredients of a blockbuster staple. Unfortunately, the film’s captivating plot is not enough to compensate for its awkward character dynamics and over-the-top political[Read More…]

SEWALL | FIFA Should Not Implement Video Review in 2018 World Cup

SEWALL | FIFA Should Not Implement Video Review in 2018 World Cup

It’s official. On March 17, FIFA — soccer’s international governing body — confirmed that Video Assistant Refereeing, a system for reviewing decisions by the head referee with video footage, will be used at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The announcement has been met with mixed reactions from the soccer[Read More…]

by March 22, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
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Cybersecurity experts James Carafano ,left, Robert Lieber and Samuel Visner discussed the role of social media in Russian election interference.

Cybersecurity Experts Discuss Russian Election Interference

The United States government must evaluate the role of social media networks in facilitating Russia’s ongoing cyberwarfare campaigns in European elections and Eastern European government affairs, two cybersecurity experts argued during an event Wednesday. Speaking on a panel organized by the Alexander Hamilton Society, an international relations club, James Carafano[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
VIEWPOINT: Trump’s Fictitious Russian Equivalency

VIEWPOINT: Trump’s Fictitious Russian Equivalency

On Super Bowl Sunday, something unprecedented in American history occurred: A sitting president of the United States drew a moral equivalency between the United States and Russia. In a pregame interview with Fox’s Bill O’Reilly, President Donald Trump seemed to defend Russian President Vladimir Putin. When O’Reilly questioned how Trump[Read More…]

by February 17, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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The GU Lecture Fund hosted former National Security Agency employee Edward Snowden, who called in via Skype from Russia, for the second time Wednesday.

Snowden Advocates for Privacy

The right to privacy is essential in any free society, argued former National Security Agency employee Edward Snowden in his second virtual discussion with Georgetown students Wednesday. Snowden, who participated in the discussion in Lohrfink Auditorium via Skype, is currently living in asylum in Moscow, Russia, after he leaked classified[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
CRAIGE: Security Concerns Plague Euro Cup’s First Weekend

CRAIGE: Security Concerns Plague Euro Cup’s First Weekend

Before I forget, I want to bring attention to the fact that not only did the United States men’s national soccer team move on to the quarterfinals of Copa America, but it also ended up winning its group, meaning that the USMNT will likely face Peru instead of Brazil. What[Read More…]

by June 14, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
HOCHBERG: Dire Times In Putin’s Russia

HOCHBERG: Dire Times In Putin’s Russia

Russian gross domestic product, inflation-adjusted wages, production and investment in capital have all fallen within the last year. Plummeting oil prices and economic sanctions have pushed the nation into recession and with the inflation rate rising to a massive 16 percent, Russians can no longer afford their own country’s goods.[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Q&A: Haney Discusses Nuclear Strategy

As Georgetown readies for the influx of prospective freshmen this weekend, another individual is conducting a college tour of his own — Admiral Cecil Haney, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command. USSTRATCOM, one of the nine unified combatant commands under the Department of Defense, is responsible for the United States’[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

IPPOLITO: FIFA Must Reconsider Russia, Qatar Decision

It is fair to say that American sports fans are used to scandals and, at times, incompetency within the major sports leagues. From baseball’s handling of the steroid narrative to football’s objectively poor handling of labor, concussion and domestic violence issues, we have become accustomed to and nearly desensitized by[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns