Category: GlobalPost

Did Japanese lawmakers intend to provoke Obama by honoring war criminals?

GlobalPost Thomas Berger, College of Arts & Sciences Years after the Obama administration announced a “deliberate and strategic decision” to pivot to Asia, the US president is trying to revive the foreign policy initiative with a trip to Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines… Expert quote: “The main reason for these visits to the […]

Bombing images normalize fears and build support for the global war on terror

GlobalPost Andrew Bacevich, College of Arts & Sciences We remember the weapons they used… Expert quote: “We have this image that the way we fight — meaning using the methods that we’re comfortable with or methods that we can afford because we are rich — we come to think that’s “fighting fair” or that’s war […]

Canada’s north greening as world gets warmer

GlobalPost Ranga Myneni, College of Arts & Sciences The northern part of the world is going green according to a new study… Expert quote: “Higher northern latitudes are getting warmer, arctic sea ice and the duration of snow cover are diminishing, the growing season is getting longer and plants are growing more.” View full article