Political science professors William Mayer and William Crotty examine the importance of political conventions and whether party platforms matter to voters and candidates.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney selected Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate on Saturday, ending months of speculation over who the former Massachusetts governor would choose. We […]
Political science professor Bill Crotty weighs in on the presidential race between Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney.
Kimberly Jones, a faculty associate in Northeastern University’s Middle East Center for Peace, Culture and Development, analyzes President Barack Obama’s visit to Afghanistan on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden.
Enigmatic North Korean leader Kim Jong-il died last weekend at the age of 69, and he will be succeeded by his youngest and untested son, Kim Jong-un, who is largely unknown to the international community. Given North Korean’s history as an isolated and militaristic state, the transition of power presents many questions about the country’s future. We asked Natalie Bormann, an academic specialist in Northeastern’s Department of Political Science, to discuss what’s next for North Korea.