Category: Boston Herald

North Korea out to ‘test limits’ with missiles

Boston Herald quoting Adil Najam, Pardee School of Global Studies “North Korea’s rogue dictator’s brazen missile launch over Japan Monday was an attempt to “test the limits,” according to one local expert, who noted follow-up threats of more tests in “a meaningful prelude to containing Guam” has the Trump administration wrestling with an appropriate response…” […]

Experts: Megastorms could become norm

Boston Herald quoting Anthony Janetos, Pardee School of Global Studies “Megastorms such as Tropical Storm Harvey, which is expected to dump record-setting rainfall on parts of Texas over the next few days, will be increasingly common if the human factors fueling global warming aren’t addressed, climate change experts warn…” View full article.   

Donald Trump vows ‘fire and fury’ as war of words escalate

Boston Herald quoting Adil Najam, Pardee School of Global Studies/ College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “President Trump vowed to deliver “fire and fury like the world has never seen” to North Korea if it threatens the United States — but just hours later, the rogue nation announced plans for a pre-emptive strike […]

Prez after latest health care setback: ‘Let Obamacare fail’

Boston Herald quoting Wendy Mariner, School of Law/ School of Public Health “The apparent failure of Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare has left the party in disarray and the future of the health care system in limbo — and President Trump says he’s ready to ‘let Obamacare fail…’” Expert quote: “If the ACA stays in […]

TSA’s claws encounter

Boston Herald quoting Jelle Atema, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “TSA agents clawing through luggage at Logan International Airport discovered a live 20-plus-pound lobster in what one marine biologist said is an amazing catch, because crustaceans that big don’t fit into traps…” Expert quote: “It’s totally crazy to take a lobster out […]