The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia have begun. We asked Philip D’Agati, an expert in patriotism, politics, and the Olympics, in the Department of Political Science, to discuss Russia’s role as host and which Olympic events he has his eye on.
Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked information about two highly classified surveillance programs in June, was granted one-year asylum by Russia on Thursday. The move defied calls from the Obama administration for Russia to extradite Snowden to the U.S. to face charges over the leak. We asked…
Kimberly Jones, a faculty associate in Northeastern University’s Middle East Center for Peace, Culture and Development, analyzes President Barack Obama’s visit to Afghanistan on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden.