Articles by: Alfredo Brillembourg '16

The Shifting Perspectives of Terrorism

The Shifting Perspectives of Terrorism

March 27, 2016 at 12:12 am 0 comments

Prior to his pursuit of the Joker in The Dark Knight, Bruce Wayne is warned by his butler, Alfred, “Be careful, some men just want to watch the world burn.” We must internalize this advice beyond its cinematic purpose, because Alfred’s message can be connected to the much larger, widelyRead More

Geopolitics, Cold War Foes, and a Warring Nation

Geopolitics, Cold War Foes, and a Warring Nation

March 26, 2016 at 6:43 pm 0 comments

At the core of the conflict in Syria, geopolitics comes down to a chess-like game; a game that has now come to dominate the framework of the US-Russian relationship. To be more concrete, the two superpowers have maintained clashing interests with regard to the proxy conflict in Syria. This isRead More