Turkey opted to keep its distance from the Middle East for decades. Yet its involvements in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) changed with the hyperactive foreign policy of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) since 2002. With this new ... Huffington Post, 2 days ago
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This article appears in the of Executive Intelligence Review. by  April 5—China has launched something for the world which has never existed before in human society. The creation of the BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) in the Summer of 2014, and ...Executive Intelligence Review, 2 days ago
A day later, Im still puzzling out the ASU/edX partnership. I took a first crack at it yesterday, but since then, some others have added some worthwhile points. 1. Prior learning assessment -- the mechanism by which credit is granted -- is not ...Inside Higher Ed, 2 days ago
Cardinal George was a spiritual father to me. In his determination, his pastoral devotion, his deep intelligence, his kindness of heart, he mediated the Holy Spirit. Cardinal Francis E. George, who retired as archbishop of Chicago in 2014, ...Catholic World Report, 6 days ago Thoughts on the Passing of Cardinal George Catholic Education Resource Center, 3 days ago
Negative growth image via shutterstock. Reproduced at Resilience.org with permission. Ive commented before in these posts that writing is always partly a social activity. What Mortimer Adler used to call the Great Conversation, the dance of ideas ...Resilience, 3 days ago
Kehinde Bamigbetan comes across as someone in a haste to fulfill the mission of his generation. He leaves you with no doubt about what he thinks about his society and its socio-economic colouration. When laying out his thoughts on the serious issues ...The Nation Nigeria, 3 days ago
Randolph Bourne In my essay " The Herd Mind ," I explained how "War is the health of the State," according to Randolph Bourne: in particular, how war causes a country to regress from a diverse civilization to a uniform herd locked in ...Sott.net, 3 days ago
Speaking at the First in the Nation conference in New Hampshire this weekend Ted Cruz talked about ISIS and American leadership. Needless to say he isn't too impressed with President Obama's leadership. The next 20 months are going to be a ...Free-i-News, 4 days ago
The area surrounding the border between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo has not been ruled effectively by any sovereign state in decades and has been mired in ethnic violence since the mid-1990s, when the Congolese state collapsed.Foreign Affairs, 5 days ago
William Deresiewicz's 'Excellent Sheep' Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life William Deresiewicz Free Press, $26, 245 pp. It is a platitude that we cannot defend the humanities without ...Commonweal, 6 days ago
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