Vanderbilt Political Review

Republican Division and the Long Road to Presidential Nomination: Jeb Bush as a GOP Hopeful

Emily Stewart

April 7, 2015

While Hillary Clinton, the likely Democratic presidential nominee, is unlikely to face any significant challenge to her candidacy, among Republican contenders, the prospects of winning the GOP nomination are less clear-cut. Perhaps...

Rhetoric and Trust: Iran and the West’s Nuclear Negotiations

Emily Stewart

April 7, 2015

Last week, the nuclear negotiations between the United States, among other world powers, and Iran, finally reached a deal. Nonetheless, that deal is temporary, and many find the terms of the agreement unsatisfactory—and probably rightfully so. Without any substantive indications that Iran’s nuclear capacity would truly be reduced, the nu...

When Foreign Policy and Domestic Policy Blur

Emily Stewart

March 1, 2015

Tuesday, March 3rd will prove a crucial moment for Israel and the United States, and in both countries, the speech that will occur on this date will have ramifications in the domestic arena as well. Benjamin Netanyahu will speak to the United States Congress, in a speech in which a hefty dose of American polarization is at stake. A...

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