The battle for Ukraine

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.

3Qs: What to watch for in Sochi

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.

3Qs: Snowden gets asylum in Russia

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 »