In Part II of this series, Sandy VIngoe offers rebuttals to some of the most commonly-leveled arguments posed against the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Author: Sandy Vingoe
Part I: The American Case for the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Does the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal favour American interests? Since its announcement, TPP has been under constant attack by various economists and activist groups. Sandy VIngoe examines the benefits of TPP from an American perspective.
The Role of Central Asian Militants in ISIS
Who Are The ISIS Militants of Central Asia? In light of recent bombings in #Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, Sandy Vingoe examines the role of Central Asian Militants in ISIS.
Combatting Online Jihadi Propaganda
Sandy Vingoe explores U.S. State Department intiatives for countering ISIS propaganda in the wake of the Orlando massacre.
Russian Aggression in the Baltics, Part II: NATO’s Potential Response
Is NATO capable to respond to potential Russian attacks in the Baltics? As tensions rise in Eastern Europe, Sandy VIngoe examines NATO’s possible response to Russian military aggression.
Part I: Russian Aggression in the Baltics: NATO’s Potential Response
What Is The Possibility of Russian Agression in the Baltics Affecting the NATO Alliance? Sandy Vingow discusses destabalizing security in the Balkans due to Russian tension.
The Sunni-Shi’a Divide and the Rise of ISIS in Southeast Asia
Sandy Vingoe explores the Islamic State’s growing presence in Southeast Asia, and analyzes the advantages and disadvantages surrounding the terrorist group’s presence in the region.
Russo-Turkish Relations: How Recent Tensions Have Fueled Ankara’s Westward Turn
Sandy Vingoe examines how strained relations between Russia and Turkey, sparked by competing geopolitical interests in Syria and the Black Sea region, have prompted greater Turkish engagement with the European Union.
Russia’s Global Strategy: Moscow’s Motivations in Ukraine and Syria
Russian activities in Ukraine and Syria share similar motivating factors. Sandy Vingoe examines Russia’s global strategy of aggressively countering threats to Russia’s political buffer states.
The Securitization of Public Health: American Biosecurity Since 2001
Washington has taken great strides in improving America’s biosecurity. Sandy Vingoe considers these changes and what it means for public health in the United States.