Nick Schifrin: More than any single issue, Taiwan has long been at the center of tension between the United States and Beijing. Last month, Taiwan elected Lai Ching-te, known as William Lai, as president. It is an unprecedented third straight presidential victory for the Democratic Progressive Party, or DPP. Beijing calls Lai a separatist whose […]

By Joshua Grant In the United States, human rights issues have historically been viewed more as foreign policy and diplomacy questions than matters that hit close to home. Recently, however, human rights issues have taken a decidedly more domestic turn. Several policy solutions posed by the Trump administration have been largely reactionary and, in some […]

U.S.-Mexico relations were rattled Wednesday by reports of a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) investigation into drug money connections to Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s 2006 campaign. Three distinct reports, published by ProPublica, InSight Crime and 

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Eva Hambach/AFP/Getty Images/File This March 12, 2022, aerial image shows the Pentagon in Washington, DC. CNN  —  United States and Chinese officials met Monday and Tuesday at the Pentagon to discuss relations between the two countries, the Pentagon announced in a news release on Tuesday, including military-to-military communication and the “importance of operational safety across […]

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Black Panther, Marvel’s newest movie, is chiefly a metaphor. Director Ryan Coogler uses an imaginary African country — Wakanda — that secretly possesses highly advanced technology as a vehicle for exploring issues surrounding racism, the ethical response to oppression, and the global African diaspora. Smart commentators like the New Yorker . . .

Race is not a perspective on international relations; it is a central organizing feature of world politics. Anti-Japanese racism guided and sustained U.S. engagement in World War II, and broader anti-Asian sentiment influenced the development and structure of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. During the Cold War, racism and anti-communism were inextricably linked in the […]

More than 700 Owls will walk across the stage at Tudor Fieldhouse to receive their degrees Dec. 5 during Rice University’s 2023 December commencement ceremony. Making up these graduates is a flock of talented students who will soon go on to become leaders and innovators across the country and the globe, using the knowledge and […]

Contact: Lori Fogleman, Baylor University Media & Public Relations, 254-709-5959Follow us on X (Twitter): @BaylorUMedia WACO, Texas (Nov. 29, 2023) – During past family Christmas gatherings, many of us remember when older relatives regaled everyone with tales about their fascinating life stories, firsthand experiences as an eyewitness to history or simply sharing how favorite family traditions started. […]

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