Vanderbilt Political Review

The State of the Union: The Weight of the Executive Order

Max Staloff

February 6, 2014

On Tuesday, January 28, Barack Obama gave his annual State of the Union address. The highlight of the speech, which in total was a testament of his reduced-ambitions and humbled expectations compared to when he first entered of...

Sino-Japanese Tension Grows Over Island Dispute

Max Staloff

November 3, 2013

Once again, tensions have risen between China and Japan relating to a territorial dispute over the Senkaku Islands. The islands, called the Diaoyu Islands by China, have been a sensitive spot in Sino-Japanese relations in recent years. The tensions were reignited w...

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