Vanderbilt Political Review

Droning on about Drones

Violet Martin

February 22, 2013

When Americans think of drones, many likely imagine equipment used by the American military for targeting terrorists in the desolate corners of Afghanistan and Pakistan; however, more uses for drones exist than the media would...

Fox News & MSNBC: Mirror Images

Violet Martin

October 26, 2012

Compared to just a few decades ago, the amount of available news has expanded exponentially. While previous generations relied chiefly upon ABC, CBS or NBC for their news, people now have a plethora of sources from which to choose...

Obama & Iran: Borrowing a Page of Nixon’s Playbook

Violet Martin

September 26, 2012

With such a vast amount of controversy swirling over Iran and its nuclear program, it seems almost impossible to decipher which policy option would best serve the United States’ national interest. A scan of the headlines of popula...

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