Author: Isla LaMont

October 2016Opinion2016

Obama’s Legacy Lies in His Unprecedented Foreign Policy Achievements

President Barack Obama has less than 100 days left in office, and an entire generation is speculating what his legacy will be. Although he is known as the first African-American president, his impact on the nation goes much further than his habit of “dropping the mic,” both literally and metaphorically, on a nation wrought with change.

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International NewsMiddle East

Egypt Cracks Down on Dissenters Near Anniversary of Arab Spring

Security around Tahrir Square, the iconic center of the 2011 political demonstrations and revolt, has since been increased. The government has appointed clerics to preach against public dissent. Some remaining activists and human rights organizers have gone in to hiding. To date, Sisi has jailed over one thousand political critics.

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