A Conversation About Nagorno-Karabakh

By Mary Hopkins and Jacob Levitan On Nov. 10, 2020, Armenian and Azerbaijani leaders met in Moscow to sign a Russian-mediated ceasefire that ended the 2nd Nagorno-Karabakh War. One year on, two Johns Hopkins SAIS organizations -- the Global Security and Conflict Management Club and the Central Asia and Caucasus Club -- organized a panel... Continue Reading →

Editorial: The Insurrection Will Be Live Streamed

By Adam DuBard The Capitol Hill riot on January 6, 2021, was an event completely without precedent, and one that captured the nation’s attention immediately. Following a rally where President Trump and several of his closest supporters, including several members of Congress, spoke, thousands of Trump supporters marched from the White House to Capitol Hill.... Continue Reading →

Where does the Democratic Party go from here?

By Adam DuBard The Democratic Party and its base were faced with an unfortunate dilemma in the wake of the November 2020 elections. With the votes all counted, how were Democratic voters meant to evaluate the electoral results? Yes, priority number one had been accomplished with Joe Biden’s victory over President Trump, and two Senate... Continue Reading →

COVID-19: Recession & Recovery

How much money should the government spend? By Leif Olson During the October 6th meeting of the National Association for Business Economics, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said that the risk of the government spending designed to pull the economy out of the recession is small. Powell has perhaps been more outspoken about fiscal policy... Continue Reading →

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