A mass shooting at a college has brought media and political attention to the question of gun control. Does this sound familiar? It should. Back in June, CBS News White House Correspondent Mark Knoller estimated that President Obama’s statement on the murder of nine people at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC made it at…
Andrew Shell is Managing Editor at the Georgetown Public Policy Review and studying public policy at Georgetown University’s McCourt School. A Georgia native and 2010 graduate of the University of Georgia, he served in the Peace Corps in Ukraine for two years before moving to Washington, DC in 2013 where he currently resides.
In a post-Soviet republic, separatist militants attacked government buildings in a regional capital and proclaimed independence. The central government responded by mobilizing its security forces and attempting to retake the restive region. Undermanned and their strength a far cry from the might of the Soviet Army of which they were once a part, government forces…
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- November 2, 2014
The elections in Georgia for governor and Senate are incredibly close, with Democrats putting up a strong showing in this conservative, Southern state. Regardless of what happens this Tuesday, Georgia’s changing demographics mean that the GOP’s stranglehold on the Peach State is eroding.