The Guilfordian

News In Brief

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

February 12, 2016

Columbia The Constitutional Court of Colombia made a ruling prohibiting mining operations and petroleum projects from the country’s paramos regions. Paramos are moorland ecosystems typically found between elevations of 3,000 and 5,000 meters (9,843 to 16,404 feet). For many citizens, these paramos...

US and other countries unite to respond to ISIS

Amol Garg, Staff Writer

November 7, 2014

“If the Islamic State (is) to be characterized, it would be as a revolutionary (or radical) insurgent actor,” said Yale Professor of Political Science & Director, Program on Order, Conflict and Violence Stathis N. Kalyvas in an article for the Washington Post. “These groups project a goal of...

Obama’s plan to deal with ISIL sounds nice in theory

Carlton Skinner, Staff Writer

September 26, 2014

On Wednesday, Sept. 10, President Barack Obama gave a speech on his plans to eradicate the threat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. The president’s plan is a nice idea. For many Americans, it was probably comforting to hear the head of the country promise to keep American ground troops out...