If we wish to keep up with challenges in Iran, Afghanistan, and China, our foreign funding must be re-examined.

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Sam Abodo is from New York City and is the President of The Triple Helix. He is a sophomore studying International Relations with…

Andrew Furlong

The American Jobs Plan, as the administration dubs it, seems to stand in stark contrast to the message of unity Americans are used to hearing.

USA Today

As President Biden nears his hundredth day in office, he is attempting to pass his second landmark piece of legislation, the . This bill, which has been described by his administration as a crucial piece of legislation aimed at fixing the crumbling roads, bridges, and waterways in our…

Alexander Shepard

Could there be an environmental silver lining to all this?

Ingram Pinn/Financial Times

COVID-19 has disturbed the lives of many worldwide and has made everyday living an almost constant struggle. However, social distancing during the middle of a pandemic does come with some benefits, that is, in regards to the environment. Many events…

Sam Abodo

Let us not make the same mistakes in Colombia previous administrations have committed.

AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Julio Cortez

In recent years, Latin America has been undervalued by American politicians and painted as dangerous, unstable, and resistant to foreign support. While there is some truth to these sentiments, countries like Colombia are essential American allies that…

Zachary Novack

“One of the pervasive risks that we face in the information age … is that even if the amount of knowledge in the world is increasing, the gap between what we know and what we think we know may be widening.” ― Nate Silver, 538 Editor In Chief

Gabriel Sterling, a Republican Georgia election official, debunks President Trump’s voter fraud allegations. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

In the…

Skylar Pollock

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and Secretary of State Antony Blinken meet Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga after the US-Japan Security Consultative Committee on March 16, 2021. Photo: The YomiuriShimbun via AFP/ Masanori Genko

“We choose to go to the Moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing…

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