Monthly Archives: October 2015

Republican Governor vs. Latina County Sheriff

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Republican Texas Governor , Greg Abbot, has challenged Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez for her new policy regarding detained immigrants. Sheriff Valdez has recently announced that her county jail would not jail immigrants on behalf of the federal immigration officers. However, such policy is rather complicated as it  limits the US immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
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Trump’s INCREDIBLE Immigration reform

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There is no doubt that Donald Trump has become one of the most significant actors for 2015, so much so that he has definitely outgrown the Kardashians! Besides being one of the few top elites in our society, he has taken the final decision to pursue presidency in 2016. Presidency. A highly intelligent man such
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Paul Ryan blames Obama for failure to pass Immigration reform

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Paul Ryan, newly elected Speaker of the US House of Representatives, has publicly announced that he will deny any immigration reform bills presented to Congress while President Obama is still in office. “I have long and publicly been opposed to the so called ‘gang of eight’ bill, and there will be no comprehensive immigration reform
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Critiques on Hillary Clinton’s 2007 Immigration Stance

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It is not a surprise that candidates for the 2016 Presidential debate are being targeted with the topic of  immigration. Reality is- whether we like it or not, the twenty first century American population is dominated by minorities- whom have long histories of ancestors who migrated to what became the United States of America. As informed citizens,
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US deploys ground-attack A-10 planes to Turkey (Post #10)

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Although the relationship between the US and Turkey seemed to be shaken by the US support of the YPG and the Kurds, a recent actions by the US has confirmed that the two nation’s are still working together to fight ISIS in Syria and Turkey.  US forces established their presence at the Incirlik Air Base … Continue reading US deploys ground-attack A-10 planes to Turkey (Post #10)

Turkey summons U.S. envoy amid reports of weapons aid to Syrian Kurds (Post #9)

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The US has growing ties with the Kurdish population in Turkey, and the Turkish government is not pleased with this. The US is mainly working with the Kurds in an attempt to get rid of ISIS militants in Turkey and Syria. Turkish PM Davutoglu said that armed Kurds in Syria could cooperate with Kurds battling … Continue reading Turkey summons U.S. envoy amid reports of weapons aid to Syrian Kurds (Post #9)

Did President Wilson have GeoPolitical Slack?

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President Wilson differed from other presidents who also were labeled as underreach or under achieve. President Wilson maintained his international influence, not growing nor shrinking it. Although Trubowitz mentions Wilson briefly as “the only president who could be classified clearly as a “balancer” is Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921), and in Wilson’s case, this was true for […]

Section 4: What Grand Strategy did President Cleveland actually choose?

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    Trubowitz’s two-dimensional theory predicting a leader’s grand strategy must be understood as only a model that cannot fit every leader’s administration perfectly. While some leaders might fight perfectly into one overall strategy type, the specific grand strategy can vary for each leader. This is the case for Cleveland. According to Trubowitz’s model, President Grover … Continue reading Section 4: What Grand Strategy did President Cleveland actually choose?

More signs of El Niño

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In my last blog post pertaining to climate change I spoke about weather conditions and the potential for a very severe year of El Niño storms. Just this past week a sign of El Niño, severe hurricanes along the Pacific … Continue reading

The Historic Deal that Will Prevent Iran from Acquiring a Nuclear Weapon – The White House

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The White House in August released a fact sheet based on the Iran Nuclear Deal to ensure the public that Iran will not be able to obtain the ability to create Nuclear Weapons.   The White House explained the situation in Iran and elements to construct a uranium bomb and how plutonium plays a role […]