Has Language Become Too Powerful?

What is the basis of alternative facts? Why do voters choose to believe what politicians say (like Donald Trump) rather than believe the pure facts? Have we reached a point where language itself has acquired too much power and influences us more than it should? Although it is our nature to believe anything that is…

The Legality of Targeted Killings

The motive for writing this piece is a Study Guide I was assigned to prepare for a conference I will be chairing in. One of the topics of my committee (Disarmament and International Security) is "Assessing the Legality of Targeted Killings" Our world is undergoing a period of crisis; a crisis like none other. This…

President Donald Trump

Following a suspenseful campaign by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the latter managed to win the ticket to the White House in what may be one of the most important elections of the 21st century. Yet two months have passed and we are already seeing Donald Trump moving away from the agenda that he presented…