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DU reacts to military crisis in Crimea

DU reacts to military crisis in Crimea

By Aaron Warnick | Photo Editor It’s not Cold War II yet, but tensions are building as Soviet nostalgia and neo-colonial interests have become the central focus of the international community. Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended the borders of the Russian Federation back into Ukraine. Despite most of the world condemning the invasion, Moscow […]

America warned to not perceive themselves as the best

By Aaron Warnick | Photo Editor On September 11, 2013, in an op-ed piece for The New York Times Russian President Vladimir Putin cautioned against embracing American Exceptionalism. The article, which was to argue against the United States taking military action in Syria, ended on note that the United States should not see itself as anything more […]

DU reacts to crisis in Syria

DU reacts to crisis  in Syria

By Aaron Warnick | Photo Editor After accusations that the Bashar al-Assad regime has been using chemical weapons against rebel forces in Syria, the United States may intervene and take military action. With an estimated 100,000 Syrians already dead, a wave of controversy has surrounded the idea of intervening. Senior political science and history major […]