Julia's World Attitude

My Thoughts on Trump’s UN Speech

Once again, here’s the link to his speech: http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/19/trump-un-speech-2017-full-text-transcript-242879 So now for my impressions. Overall, there was a semblance of a very strong message. President Trump certainly used strong words and emotional appeals to stun his audience, but he did not propose any necessarily astonishing statements that would be particularly encouraging or useful to actually …

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A Few Points of Agreement Between Russia and the U.S.

Here is an article I found from the Washington Post about an unexpected relationship between Russia and the U.S.: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/space-nuclear-security-polar-bears-russia-and-the-us-still-have-some-shared-concerns/2017/08/24/dbae9f6a-86b5-11e7-96a7-d178cf3524eb_story.html?utm_term=.b7d791317ca4 Contrary to popular belief and perceptions on U.S./Russian relations, we collaborate more than one might expect. Despite the allegations of Trump’s alleged ties to Russian business, there are other ways that the U.S. government relies …

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YouTube Removing Videos Showing Atrocities in Syria: Dangerous to History or Preventing Extremism?

Check out this article from the New York Times on August 22: https://nyti.ms/2vWGX0K Now I pose the original question: What is the right thing to do? There is certainly something to be said about preventing extremists from spreading their propaganda through violent videos because we have already seen how that has increased membership in such …

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