The Mother of All Unintended Consequences

By Rasmus Jorgensen

Why is there so much unrest in the Middle East? Political scientist Scott Hibbard, a visiting research fellow at the Kroc Institute of International Peace Studies, points to the fallout from America’s 15-year-old, no-win war on terror.

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Indiana Bicentennial Flares Through Campus

By Rasmus Jorgensen

Indiana’s 200th birthday party took a turn through a quiet Notre Dame campus last Saturday afternoon, an unheralded moment on a cool, sunny day that happened to coincide with the television broadcast of a football game played on a wet, windswept field some 575 miles away.

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Hope and Manners on South Quad

By Rasmus Jorgensen

What was the highlight of the September 26 presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton? Was it when Donald said to Hillary, “I want you to be happy”? Or when Hillary said to Donald, “I know you live in your own reality”?

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To Trump or Not to Trump

By Rasmus Jorgensen

What is a conservative to do this November? Trump? Or, “#NeverTrump”? Those questions drew an estimated 300 people to a packed LaFortune Ballroom last Friday.

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Brexit Broken Open

By Rasmus Jorgensen

“It is possible that a year ago some of you might have not even heard the term ‘Brexit,’” Notre Dame political science Professor A. James McAdams said last Monday, kicking off a panel discussion of the United Kingdom’s democratic decision in June to leave the European Union. As a matter of fact, I had.

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