With ISIS apparently eradicated from Iraq and only marginally present in Syria, the Trump administration is now increasingly using U.S. hard-power to counter Iran’s regional ambitions, the beginning of a fundamentally new mission in contrast to the counter-terrorism operations still targeting ISIS militants.
By Michael Wakin
On a sweaty Ohio night in late July, the Democratic congressional candidate, Ken Harbaugh, entered the Rough Trucks course at the Knox County Fair behind the wheel of a beat-up Chevrolet Silverado spray painted with “Ken Harbaugh 4 Congress.”
By Adam Aluzri
As the international system of nation-states continues to retreat into isolationism amidst waves of anti-globalization sentiment, it is becoming clear that diplomatic outreach no longer carries the same weight it once did. Nowhere is this more visible than in US-China relations.
By Chris Paludi
For as long as any current student of this college has been alive, the United States has been the world’s predominant power. Most American students at Kenyon cannot well remember the onset of war in Iraq and Afghanistan. It is unlikely that any of us have ever imagined global instability or major war because we have never known anything but preeminence.
By Mallory Richards
Much of my past three years at Kenyon College has been dedicated to functioning as a peer supporter for those impacted by sexual violence. I applied to the SMA program in the spring of 2016 having witnessed the invaluable effect that support and a listening ear can have on those affected by sexual misconduct.