Despite increasing concerns over growing tensions with Syria, Russia and North Korea, Aidan Light argues that World War III is not yet on the horizon.
Josh Raposa questions why images of the Syrian civil war’s impact do not cause national outrage, like images from Vietnam and Iraq have in the past.
Jeffrey Ayers argues against JASTA, stating that it is a legislative mistake that will come back to haunt the American government.
Tina Fey stars in this decent but slightly underwhelming film about an American journalist dropped into the Afghan War.
Frank Schulze compares democratization in post-WWII Japan to democratization efforts in the Middle East, and argues that Japan was a special case that cannot be generalized.
Jillian Correira discusses the great discontent Americans have toward the war in Afghanistan and illustrates the cost of the ongoing war.
Jason Roche reminds us of the consequences of the ongoing war in Afghanistan, the longest and costliest (yet least protested) American conflict to date.
After serving two tours of duty in Afghanistan, Ryan Martin enrolled at UMass with hopes of joining the rugby team, but was ruled ineligible by USA Rugby.
UMass history professor Daniel Gordon explores the connection between military ignorance and the gaps in academic curriculums.
Investigative journalist David Rohde spoke at Hampshire College Monday night about his experiences in Afghanistan
Senator John Kerry (D-MA) met with a group of his constituents at a Town Hall-style meeting in Northampton Saturday.
Love is hard enough without being separated by an ocean and a war.
Meaghan Murphy explains the basics of the war in Afghanistan, and includes links for further reading.
Collegian columnist Kevin Gallagher concludes his analysis of the War on Terror. Does America share some of the blame for the hostile U.S.-Middle East relations?
Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington’s documentary “Restrepo” captures life in a war zone, following a platoon of the Airborne Brigade Combat Team for a year, shedding light on what their life is like overseas.
Collegian columnist Kevin Gallagher analyzes U.S. relations in the Middle East. Did the Bush administration leave President Obama with two unwinnable wars? This is the first part of a two part series.
Collegian columnist Matt Kushi wants to know what our objectives in Iraq and Afghanistan are and what we hope to accomplish over there.