Political Science

Georgian-Russian Conflict: Redrawing the Map?

09/11/2008

Last month, as Russian tanks rolled into South Ossetia – a small, breakaway region of Georgia located in the Caucasus Mountains – people around the globe were jolted into troubling memories of Soviet-era aggression. The Russians were reacting to the actions of Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, who ordered his troops into South Ossetia, which had fought for its independence from Georgia in the early 1990s.


Clarence Thomas' "My Grandfather's Son:" Deja Vu All Over Again?

10/05/2007

The first Monday in October means it's back to work for the highest justices of the land, and the U. S. Supreme Court has already accepted 43 cases for the current term.


Gen. Barry McCaffrey, U.S. Army (Ret.) to Lecture on National Security

03/09/2012

<p>PHILADELPHIA (March 9, 2012)&ndash;As part of the Karen and Ronald Thomas Lecture Series, Saint Joseph&rsquo;s Department of Political Science will host a lecture given by retired U.S. Army General Barry McCaffrey. Titled &ldquo;Our National Security Feature: The Five Stories You Need to Know,&rdquo; it will be held on Thursday, March 15 at 11:30 a.m. at the Cardinal John P. Foley Campus Center, located on the University&rsquo;s Maguire Campus.</p>


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