Professor weighs in on investigation into Trump campaign’s ties to Russia

Professor weighs in on investigation into Trump campaign’s ties to Russia

As the congressional investigation of Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election has begun to escalate, international political economy professor Clint Peinhardt spoke to The Mercury about the possible ramifications the probing could have for both Donald Trump’s presidency and the future of American politics. On Oct. 30, Robert Mueller,...

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Disunited

Disunited

Late last month, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union in a historic referendum. This British exit, commonly known as “Brexit,” marks the first time any nation has left the EU since its creation in 1993. Overnight, the pound dropped 9 percent in value, the lowest it’s fallen...

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Behind ISIS

Behind ISIS

WHO ARE THEY? An Al Qaeda offshoot considered more brutal than its parent organization and primarily a Sunni militant group, ISIS is estimated to have close to 31,500 fighters, according to a Sept. 11 Associated Press report. It exploited the Syrian conflict, the state of unrest in the region and...

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