International Relations

Earth Day and Global Environmental Ambition

Today we celebrate Earth Day!  This marks the 51st anniversary of this important worldwide event.  It is estimated that one billion people around the world mobilize for action on Earth Day each year.  This impressive level of turnout is a powerful statement that testifies to the importance of people coming together to address some of the most critical challenges that …

The Importance of Allies: The Arctic Convoys of World War II

As I read about the heroic contributions of the many, many Armenians who served in World War II, including 20,000 in the U.S. military, I think of just how indebted we are to our grandparents and great grandparents.  While we have all read about the most famous battles and generals, winning the war required heroic efforts by many people, not …