Intersections International Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Gala At Cipriani’s

Intersections International Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Gala At Cipriani’s

On Wednesday evening, Intersections International celebrated its 10th anniversary with a Gala at Ciprianis. An organization with an international focus, the purpose of Intersections International is to cultivate understanding between different nations and cultures. Utilizing the United Nations Principles of Partnership as a guideline, this organization focuses on service. Cultivating understanding and shattering stereotypes are a big part of that work, one that Intersections International has taken on for an entire decade. At the Gala that evening, a video highlighting the work done in Kazakhstan and Pakistan to build community and understanding. “Intersections, as a leading organization that identifies and...
The Problem With The Endless Drive For War

The Problem With The Endless Drive For War

Greetings my readers. In discussing the actions of the American government of the last week with people offline, I find that people are generally against these attacks. One of the points of impasse, however, is what to do about the matter. Of course, everyone is aware that last Thursday, Syria was bombed with 59 Tomahawk missiles. This week, the Mother of All Bombs, a 21,000 pound explosive with a blast radius of a mile was dropped on a cave in Afghanistan to fight ISIS. People may not want to hear it, but the reality of the matter is that actions...

Bring Back Our Girls- A Commentary On Selective International Concern

As the online campaign “Bring Back Our Girls” broadens in support, a few are beginning to ask questions about exactly what that means. As many of you have no doubt heard by now, a band of Islamic extremists kidnapped  300 Nigerian school girls. This is a terrible situation, and the Nigerian government appears reluctant to do much about it. As a result of this, the international community is widely condemning this act, and an increasing number of people are calling for Western intervention. It looks as if it is likely to take place, given the way the situation is unfolding....