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by / on July 25, 2012 at 6:46 pm / in Domestic, Opinion

Remember Me?

…and political pundits began speculating about Weiner’s chances of success should he run for city-wide office in 2013.  Anthony Weiner, after serving in Congress for twelve years, resigned in January of 2011 after admitting to using Twitter to share sexually suggestive pictures.  Prior to his Twitter scandal, many political strategists believed Weiner to be a leading candidate in the 2013 mayoral race.   Weiner amassed a campaign war-chest of $4….

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by / on March 1, 2015 at 11:03 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 03/02-03/08

…ussia(Palgrave, 2009), and Russia’s Strategies in the Arctic and the Future of the Far North (M.E. Sharpe, 2013). She has co-authored Globalizing Central Asia: Geopolitics and The Challenges of Economic Development(M.E. Sharpe, 2013) and The ‘Chinese Question’ in Centra Asia: Domestic Order, Social Changes, and the Chinese Factor (Hurst and Oxford University Press, 2013), and co-edited China and India in Central Asia: A New &#82…

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by / on January 5, 2014 at 10:59 am / in Europe, Winter 2013, World

The Far Right Hook

by “Oui, c’est l’Europe, depuis l’Atlantique jusqu’à l’Oural, c’est toute l’Europe, qui décidera du destin du monde.” “Yes, it is Europe, from the Atlantic to the Urals, it is Europe, it is the whole of Europe that will decide the fate of the world.” In 1959, at the founding of the Fifth Republic, the French president and statesman Charles de Gaulle triumphantly proclaimed a united Europe’s influence on the world. A world war had ended…

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by / on March 23, 2015 at 8:45 pm / in Asia, Current Issue, World

An Uncomfortable Past

by   Although South Korean president Park Geun-Hye was elected into office as a conservative candidate, she has been taking radical steps in diplomacy. Since 1992, when South Korea established official diplomatic relations with China, all newly inaugurated presidents have visited the United States, Japan, and China in that order; however, President Park flatly ignored this tradition, visiting the U.S. […]

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by / on January 3, 2014 at 11:57 pm / in Editor's Note

Editor’s Note, Winter 2013

by You hold in your hands my final issue of the Columbia Political Review. I joined the Review my sophomore year as a senior editor and have had the good fortune to work with some of the most intelligent and hardworking people at Columbia. I would like to first thank our past two editors-in-chief, Narayan Subramanian (SEAS ‘13) and Constance Boozer (CC ‘13). Nar and Stance continually set an incredibly high standard of quality in every…

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by / on November 16, 2014 at 11:35 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 11/17 – 11/23

…le among which, “Building a State in Time of Civil War”, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2013 and “Between Al Qaeda and the Syrian Regime”, New America Foundation, 2013. For further information regarding this event, please contact Maggie Li by sending email or by calling 212-854-7879. Register This list is drawn from the Columbia University Events Calendar  by…

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by / on February 4, 2015 at 2:11 pm / in Asia, Current Issue, World

Winds of Change from an Unlikely Place

by   North Korea has time and again abashed its neighbor to the south and other powers in the peninsular region: in 2013, the recalcitrant player followed up on its launching of the long-range rocket Unha-3 in the preceding year with its third nuclear test and then, as if that wasn’t enough, went so far as to issue a public […]

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by / on November 8, 2015 at 1:36 am / in Current Issue, Judicial

Juvenile Injustice

by By Tal Siegel In the 1980s, rapidly increasing crime rates all over the United States spurred widespread panic. By the ʼ90s, the myth of “super predator” teens—adolescents thought to be engaged in rampant, violent crime—had gripped the country, prompting nationwide legislation to lower the age of criminal responsibility. Known as Juvenile Court Exclusion laws, these laws barred many adolescents from juvenile courts, forcing them to…

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by / on November 11, 2014 at 9:02 pm / in Current Issue, Domestic

Just Compensation

…solutions — are cities such as Irvington, New Jersey, which passed a resolution in support of the method in July 2013; North Las Vegas, which heard debate on the subject in August 2013; El Monte, California, and Seattle, Washington; Oakland, California. On November 5, 2013, Oakland residents Rebecca Kaplan and Desley Brooks put forward two resolutions that praised Richmond. Margaretta Lin, special projects director in the Oakland Community and Ec…

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by / on October 26, 2014 at 3:58 pm / in Uncategorized

Events 10/27 – 11/02

by Monday, October 27th Conversation with Istvan Deak: “Life in War and Peace” 12:00pm – 1:15pm International Affairs Bulding, Room 1219 Please join us for lunch Conversation with Istvan Deak, who will share his unique experience with events that many head read about, but few lived. The large concepts of war, political transition, emigration all have personal stories behind them. We will discuss heroism and on the bac…

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