Yellen: Two parallel rivalries

November 21, 2008
President Levin is dashing back from South Asia to attend The Game this year. Last week he went to visit the historic and economically growing land of India. The question remains: Was President Levin simply seeking to enhance Yale’s presence in a growing country, or is he hedging his bets in what could become the »

‘Shock and awe’ does not allay conflict in Gaza

March 4, 2008
This past week saw an intensification of violence in the Gaza Strip, which left 116 Palestinians and three Israelis dead. Israel claims that it is acting in self-defense and that the incursions into Gaza are necessary to stem further rocket attacks, but maybe it’s missing the point. Israeli ministers maintain that the best way to »

Peace has been the focus of Peres’ career

December 7, 2006
Those who gave a standing ovation to Shimon Peres were applauding a distinguished statesman. Over his illustrious career, he has worked to achieve peace for the Middle East. Shimon Peres was awarded a Nobel Prize for Peace in 2000 as a result of his work on the 1993 Oslo Accords with the PLO. Becoming prime »