Monthly Archives: July 2015

Do your values infringe on my civil rights?

On June 26, 2015 the United States Supreme Court made history with its landmark ruling to uphold marriage equality for gay couples. It is now unconstitutional for any of the 50 states to deny a marriage license to the LGBT community. This is not the first time the courts have adjudicated civil rights to minorities […]

Vali Nasr’s The Shia Revival: The Must Read Book for Anyone Who Wants to Understand the Development of a Post-Arab Spring Order

Vali Nasr is a respected author on Middle Eastern affairs and has written numerous books on topics such as the history of Shia Islam, American foreign policy, and Islamic political institutions. He currently stands as Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and is a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. The […]