Category: Boston Herald

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 […]

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 […]

Rex Tillerson, China turn up heat on N. Korea

Boston Herald William Keylor, Pardee School of Global Studies & College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “China’s willingness to pressure North Korea into backing off of its nuclear ambitions is a key to getting results on the volatile Asian peninsula, Korea watchers said…” Expert quote: “In recent days, Tillerson stressed that “all options […]

Corporate social media ripe for political hacking

Boston Herald Jacob Groshek, College of Communication “McDonald’s blamed an “external source” for hacking into its corporate Twitter account to issue a tweet taunting President Trump yesterday — the latest instance of a popular new way to get attention, by hijacking high-profile sites.” Expert quote: “If we start to see this happening more frequently on […]

Edward Snowden may head to U.S., jail

Boston Herald Joseph Wippl, Pardee School/College of Arts and Science Moscow is reportedly toying with the idea of handing NSA leaker Edward Snowden over to President Trump as a housewarming gift after the whistleblower and alleged spy spent four years hiding in Russia… Expert quote: “Boston University professor and longtime CIA officer Joseph Wippl said […]