Massachusetts Daily Collegian

President Obama and the Middle East

By Julian del Prado

November 13, 2013

President Barack Obama has seen his share of crises in the Middle East, from Libya to Egypt to Syria, but to understand the consequences of his decisions, one must compare the interests of the United States to what was actually...

Prioritizing the Issues That Matter

By David Kaufman

September 24, 2012

I would like to formally introduce myself to my readers and where my opinions come from as the president of the University of Massachusetts Republican Club and a Political Science major. Growing up in Rochester, N.Y., I was raised in a stable suburban community with few worries. I was raised in a...

Snowfall in Jordan

By Jillian Schwedler

April 3, 2012

Also see: Egypt |Iran |Tunisia | Yemen | Jordan|Syria In 2011, the Middle East saw a remarkable spread of street-level protest activities, toppling several regimes and making virtually every other regime in the region nervous.  But while considerable atten...

Middle East Riots: Libya Chapter

By Brittany McLellan

March 10, 2011

Following the examples of Tunisia and Egypt, Libya is yet another Middle Eastern country to make moves to oust their leader, Muammar Gaddafi. The protests had begun on February 15th and have continued up until today, o...

Viva la revolucion

By Curtis Bloomfield

March 2, 2011

The past two months the world has seen revolts against oppressors spread like wildfire throughout Arab and Middle Eastern countries. Millions of people have taken a stand, protesting and taking their efforts to the street...

Progress in the Middle East

By Todd Hanaburgh, Collegian columnist and T. James Hanaburgh

March 23, 2005

This is the first part of a two part series. "Mr. Hariri's death should give, in fact it must give, renewed impetus to achieving a free, independent and sovereign Lebanon. What that means is the immediate and complete implementation...