Concordia will bounce around the globe in future symposiums. The Concordia community will learn how our region plays a significant role with the rest of the world in the upcoming two years of symposiums. In 2015, “China Rising: New Global Order?” symposium will focus on how China’s power within theContinue Reading

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It seems like so long ago that Hosni Mubarak’s regime finally toppled after months of protests.   After a century of unrest in the Middle East, it seemed as though democracy was on the way in and dictators were on the way out.  Now this sense of optimism seems to beContinue Reading

The Concordian Politics Blog

For the United States the war in Afghanistan is finally approaching an end. President Obama’s deadline for troop withdrawal is set for the end of 2014, and for many in America this could not come sooner. The conflict, now more than a decade old, has resulted in the deaths ofContinue Reading

Anybody who’s been following the 2012 campaign for any length of time has most likely been inundated by pundits from the left and the right with the idea that this year would be a reprise of Bill Clinton’s 1992 classic “It’s the economy, stupid” and to a large extent thisContinue Reading