Category: Voice of Russia

There Is No Legal Right To Participate In G20 Events: Analyst

March 26th, 2014 in 2014, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Voice of Russia, William Keylor 0 comments

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William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences

India, Brazil, China and South Africa oppose any restrictions on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s participation at the G20 summit in Australia…

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Even generals don’t know what US Army exists for – expert

February 25th, 2014 in 2014, Andrew Bacevich, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Voice of Russia 0 comments

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Andrew Bacevich, College of Arts & Sciences

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel reduced the US Army to its smallest number since before the World War Two. It’s also planned to eliminate an entire class of Air Force attack jets. The new spending proposal is described by officials as the first Pentagon budget to push the military off the war footing adopted after the 2001 terrorist attacks…

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Bitcoin’s future in Europe and the US

December 20th, 2013 in 2013, Bitcoin, Mark Williams, Newsmakers, School of Management, Voice of Russia 0 comments

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Mark Williams, School of Management

The virtual currency is becoming all the rage in some circles, but some economists and governments are a bit more skeptical…

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‘True US debt is about $205 trillion’ – expert

November 11th, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Laurence Kotlikoff, Newsmakers, Voice of Russia 0 comments

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Laurence Kotlikoff, College of Arts & Sciences

Dr Laurence Kotlikoff, professor of economics at Boston University and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, was recently interviewed by the Financial Sense Newshour about the true state of fiscal affairs in this country…

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“The liabilities the government owes are mostly off the books.”

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Study finds sunscreen aids in warding off wrinkles

June 7th, 2013 in 2013, Barbara Gilchrest, Newsmakers, School of Medicine, Voice of Russia 0 comments

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Barbara Gilchrest, School of Medicine

Every year, Americans spend billions of dollars to create age-defying illusions using plastic surgery, creams, make-up and other methods, but a new study shows that the answer might just be as simple as a walk on the beach…

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Selective justice

December 12th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Voice of Russia, William Keylor 0 comments

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William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences

Is the International Criminal Court unfair and biased?…

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New US-Taliban Talks Represent a Political Move for Obama, Expert Says

December 6th, 2012 in 2012, Charles Dunbar, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Voice of Russia 0 comments

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Charles Dunbar, College of Arts & Sciences

The Obama administration is looking to rejuvenate peace talks with the Taliban months after the two sides disagreed over terms of a potential prisoner swap, according to The Washington Post…

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Expert: Rwandan Opposition Leader’s Arrest Shows Failure For Reconciliation

November 8th, 2012 in 2012, Centers & Institutes in the News, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Timothy Longman, Voice of Russia 0 comments

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Timothy Longman, College of Arts & Sciences, African Studies Center

The Rwandan government jailed opposition leader Victoire Ingabire on Tuesday, putting a halt on progress for what had been a period of ethnic reconciliation and economic breakthrough…

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Making Cents of the Lehman Brothers Collapse, Part 1

September 18th, 2012 in 2012, Mark Williams, Newsmakers, School of Management, Voice of Russia 0 comments

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Mark Williams, School of Management

Four years ago this week Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. almost destroyed the global economy and taught economists around the world what happens when banks take on major risks without anyone on guard…

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Child abuse and adult obesity

July 10th, 2012 in 2012, Newsmakers, Renee Boynton-Jarrett, School of Medicine, Voice of Russia 0 comments

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Renee Boynton-Jarrett, School of Medicine

Right now I’m going to be talking about the link that’s coming up in research between child abuse and adult obesity particularly amongst African-American women…

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