U.S.

January, 2021

  • 17 January

    How to Stay Safe with a New Fast-spreading Coronavirus Variant on the Loose

    Limiting the size of gatherings helps reduce the potential for exposure. Controlling indoor environments in other ways can also be a highly effective strategy for reducing risk. This includes increasing ventilation rates to bring in fresh air and filtering existing air to dilute aerosol concentrations.

  • 15 January

    Why Did an Indian Flag Appear During Attack on US Capitol?

    Why one man waved an Indian flag during the January 6 attack on the US Capitol remains a mystery.

  • 12 January

    How Will Biden’s Strategy on South Asia Differ from Trump’s?

    While Biden may engineer a full-scale foreign policy reset, his administration’s likely South Asia policy will be an anomaly — a rare example of considerable continuity with Trump.

  • 7 January

    How Does the 25th Amendment Work, and Can it be Used to Remove Trump?

    Neither the Succession Act nor the 25th Amendment has ever been invoked for longer than a few hours. There are nearly two weeks left in Trump’s term.

  • 6 January

    An Expert on Political Violence Reflects on Events at the US Capitol

    Once you engage in political violence, it becomes easier to do it again. But if there’s an effective state response to these events, then it can help strengthen those institutions.

  • 6 January

    President Trump’s Term Ends on Jan. 20 – The Constitution is Clear

    Whether he likes it or not, Trump’s term as president will end Jan. 20. What happens next is yet unknown, but at least that much is certain.

  • 2 January

    How to Outsmart Your COVID-19 Fears and Boost Your Mood in 2021

    After a daunting year, and with more challenges ahead in 2021, upgrading your approach to emotions can be a drug-free mood booster.

December, 2020

  • 19 December

    Why Retired Generals Rarely Lead the Pentagon

    Founders of the United States believed that generals’ influence over how armies are used must always be subordinate to those officials directly accountable to the people.

  • 15 December

    COVID-19 Vaccine: A Doctor Answers 5 Questions

    Experts say that despite 95% efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines, approximately 5% of people receiving the vaccination may still become infected.

  • 3 December

    Farmers are Depleting the Ogallala Aquifer with Govt. Support

    Four decades of federal, state and local conservation efforts have mainly targeted individual farmers, providing ways for them to voluntarily reduce water use or adopt more water-efficient technologies. While these initiatives are important, they haven’t stemmed the aquifer’s decline.