Category: Boston Herald

Brits say terror, EU exit are keys to election today

Boston Herald quoting Graham Wilson, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “After a seven-week election campaign that veered from the boredom of staged sound bites to the trauma of two deadly terrorist attacks, Britain’s political leaders today want voters to choose: Who is best to keep the U.K. safe and lead it out […]

Kim Jong Un’s ‘game of chicken’

Boston Herald quoting Adil Najam, Pardee School of Global Studies/ College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “The Pentagon will test its anti-missile system over the Pacific today just a day after North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile, as tensions escalated even further in the ongoing global hotspot…” Expert quote: “This is playing […]

Macron wins presidency in decisive fashion

Boston Herald Vivien A. Schmidt, Pardee School of Global Studies/ College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “Pro-European Union centrist Emmanuel Macron beat anti-EU right-winger Marine Le Pen to become president of France, but political observers say the charismatic outspoken nationalist isn’t going away…” View full article. 

2013 Senate candidate ponders challenging Dem darling Warren

Boston Herald Tom Whalen, College of General Studies “Ex-Navy SEAL and erstwhile U.S. Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez says he is seriously weighing a repeat run, this time against U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who he called beatable — just as Warren publicly touted an impressive $5.2 million fundraising haul for the year so far…” Expert quote: […]

Political minefield: Military strike a dilemma for Dems

Boston Herald Adil Najam, Pardee School of Global Studies “The U.S. military strike against Syria last night, along with the growing threat from North Korea, presents Democrats with a difficult political dilemma this morning — continue their vowed resistance of the Trump administration at every turn or rally behind the White House in the name […]

France’s Le Pen looks to ride outsider wave

Boston Herald William Keylor, College of Arts and Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies Marine Le Pen, the far-right French presidential candidate whose recent surge in the polls has analysts comparing the charismatic politician to President Trump, could ride the global populist wave that landed the New York billionaire in the White House to an […]