Articles by Guest Writer

Kurdistan’s Fragile Growth

The Kurdistan Region in Iraq inevitably faces problems arising fromits geography and related political pathologies because it nestlesbetween Turkey, Iran, Arab Iraq, and Syria. Kurds…


Towards Pristina

Heading towards Pristina, my coach crawled through Kosovo’s hills on a far-too-slim road. With each passing lorry, we were squeezed further into the mountain foliage….




Fact Checking

Donald Trump takes a reverse scientific approach to issues. He searches for the voters greatest fears; enunciates them in the most dramatic and divisive language…



Science, Reason, and Populism

Why should we care about state-sanctioned attacks on academia by governments? Let me count the ways beginning with the argument that this battle of reason…