Category: International Relations

Why the Patriot Act Must Go

SHAFIQA AHMADI, assistant professor of clinical education at USC Rossier School of Education:   “The fear of government surveillance under the law has chilled international intellectual exchange and alienated many foreign students seeking to study at U.S. campuses. That’s too…

What China Can Learn from Thailand

DANIEL LYNCH, associate professor of international relations “During a visit to Beijing in early May, I was struck by the large number of Chinese academics who predicted that the ‘tension’ between state and society would be the most important problem…

Rupert Murdoch: Journalism’s Mubarak

NEAL GABLER, senior fellow, USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center “Murdoch liked to brag that he was challenging elitist liberal culture by giving a voice to people who were marginalized. But that’s the trouble with releasing the populist Kraken. You think…