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India Lobby Presentation

Rebecca Solnit’s honors project on the India Lobby in America described a very interesting time in history. The premise that Indians in America took part in the independence of India from the British Empire places an fascinating emphasis on the … Continue reading

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The Rosenbergs

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed in 1953 on the grounds of espionage – passing atomic bomb intelligence to the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Their case has been the center of controversy for decades, with new, game-changing information … Continue reading

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The French Occupation of Mexico

The French occupation of Mexico in the 1860s is an intriguing period in American diplomacy, as various historical factors caused a unique situation, eventually resulting in a success in the eyes of America. Napoleon III of France had the intentions … Continue reading

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The Twilight War: Emily Osborne’s Perspective

Philip Zelikow, speaker at The Twilight War and executive director of the 9/11 Commission from 2003-4, spoke of the serious threats posed by terrorism today. He explained the paradox of adjustment and protection, as the American government must triage its … Continue reading

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