In a lecture Wednesday, Mitchell Orenstein, chair of the Department of Political Science, discussed the turmoil in the Eastern European country and what it means from a geopolitical standpoint.
The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia have begun. We asked Philip D’Agati, an expert in patriotism, politics, and the Olympics, in the Department of Political Science, to discuss Russia’s role as host and which Olympic events he has his eye on.
Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked information about two highly classified surveillance programs in June, was granted one-year asylum by Russia on Thursday. The move defied … read more »