U.S.

May, 2018

  • 8 May

    Donald Trump Backs Out of Iran Nuclear Deal: Now What?

    If the deal breaks down in full, tensions across the Middle East could escalate to a dangerous level, as players on all sides rush to recalibrate their positions.

  • 5 May

    When Will Electric Cars Take Over The Roads?

    Battery manufacturers feeding the EV market will rely upon new sources of lithium production. The surge of investment into lithium mining could turn into a flood.

April, 2018

  • 20 April

    2020 Census: Citizenship Question And Its Impact

    Characteristically, the Census has existed as a bastion of impartiality, with questions intended for strictly analytical purposes. However, with the hyper-partisanship of today's political climate, even this institution has become the center of a controversial proposed change. This change, if it goes through, could have profound effects on the undocumented immigrants of the country, as well as those living in their areas and the entire electoral process.

  • 11 April

    Social Media Must Evolve Beyond Data Mining

    For years, watchdogs have warned of the potential problems of sharing data with online companies. The Facebook data crisis has made these concerns much more real. What should be done now?

March, 2018

  • 31 March

    Is The Growing Russia Crisis Another Cold War Conflict? Nyet

    The crisis over alleged Russian involvement in a murder attempt on a spy and his daughter in the UK has been called an extension of the Cold War. But that war was about ideology; this crisis isn't.

  • 24 March

    Regulating Facebook Won’t Prevent Data Breaches

    The Cambridge Analytica scandal wasn't a data breach – it was a violation of academic ethics. Maybe it's universities, not social networks, that need to update their privacy settings.

  • 17 March

    How Mike Pompeo’s Rise Will Impact the Middle East

    Rex Tillerson’s departure means the Iran nuclear deal is in trouble. And if President Trump scraps it, the whole Middle East could erupt in conflict, fears one analyst.

February, 2018

  • 26 February

    Why Trump’s Idea to Arm Teachers May Miss the Mark

    While President Donald Trump suggests arming teachers would be a good way to stop school shootings, research shows that carrying firearms comes with a host of troublesome risks.

  • 15 February

    Why Security Measures Alone Won’t Stop School Shootings

    When school shootings take place, beefed up security is often seen as a solution. Experience shows, however, that school shootings stem from social factors that require a different response.

  • 4 February

    Trump and Nunes Torch Tradition of Trust Between Congress and FBI

    The FBI has long fed Congress secret intel. Trump and Nunes' fight to release classified information may turn this dynamic on its head.