By Colin Wolfgang “In less than two years, my administration has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country.” So began President Trump’s address to the United Nations on September 25, which was understandably met with muffled laughter from the world leaders and diplomats in the audience. Overall, the president’s address…

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The recent move by the UN to call human rights violations in Myanmar genocide may promote awareness amongst the international community, but it’s not what we call it that should matter. The important thing is how the international community responds. On Monday, August 27 the UN Human Rights Council issued a report on the killing…

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By Katie Dobosz Kenney This article was originally posted in Political Insights. The International Criminal Court came under fire this week as the United States sought to rebuke ICC investigations into itself and its allies, i.e. Israel and Guatemala. Katie Dobosz-Kenney examines the detrimental impact that undermining a judicial body such as the ICC can have on…

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The end of summer is always bittersweet. To help smooth the transition back to the real world, the YPFP New York staff presents 10 recommendations for books, podcasts, and articles. Enjoy! Books Bring Out the Dog by Will Mackin, a collection of short stories by a Navy veteran that capture the psychological weirdness of military life…

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By Melissa Trimble The recent volatility in world markets and politics, which can mostly be attributed to the United States’ trade wars among other emerging globalization trends, has rendered the so-called global order more unstable than in recent years. As media outlets attempt to follow the main, and increasingly fickle, dialogue, they fail to see…

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