The United States’ New Strategy in the Middle East

The U.S.’s strategy of war from afar is helping to make its presence in the Middle East more sustained, systematic and permanent.

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What is Democracy?

By NAVID FARNIA In 1899, poet Rudyard Kipling wrote “The White Man’s Burden: The United States and the Philippine Islands.”  He wrote the piece after the U.S. annexed the Philippines from Spain as a result of the Spanish-American War.  The poem conveyed the white man’s responsibility to “civilize” non-white peoples around the world.  Kipling touted … Continue reading