Category Archives: RCL

Pacific Rim Deal Could Reduce Chance of Unintended Conflict in Contested Seas

The article titled “Pacific Rim Deal Could Reduce Chance of Unintended Conflict in Contested Seas” in The New York Times newspaper provides a promising solution for the prolonged maritime conflicts among the Pacific countries, particularly China, Japan and the United … Continue reading

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Talk a chance for Russia to Step Back on Ukraine

According to the article called “Talks a chance for Russia to Step Back on Ukraine” in The New York Times newspaper, the United States and European nations are deciding on whether to impose additional economic sanction on Moscow. The scheduled … Continue reading

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NATO Commander Says He sees Potent Threat from Russia

The article entitled “NATO Commander Says He sees Potent Threat From Russia” in The New York Times newspaper provides an insight into the American authority’s viewpoint towards Russian military movement. Since the entire content is based on the interview with … Continue reading

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Russian Rebooted Army, in American Newspaper?

According to the article called “In Crimea, Russia Showcases a Lean, Fit and Rebooted Army” in The New York Times newspaper, the development of Russian armed force is on the alarming rise. The author starts from describing the previous incompetence … Continue reading

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World In Conversation: The Discussion that Open Your World

“World In Conversation” is a forum for the discussions around sensitive social issues which students do not typically talk about in daily life, such as US race relation and gender. The conversation I attended was in Pond Lab under the topic of … Continue reading

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Malaysia 370, Day 10: One Fanciful Hypothesis, and Another That Begins to Make Sense

            The Atlantic’s James Fallows shed light on the most current and controversial issue of the missing Malaysia 370 flight by debunking one hypothesis and supporting another. The article entitled “Malaysia 370, Day 10: One … Continue reading

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Does the world need nuclear energy?

The debate over the topic “Does the world need nuclear energy?” was the first deliberation ever held on TED. Stewart Brand, a well-known environmentalist, came with a support of the “clean and safe” nuclear energy, while Mark Z. Jacobson, a … Continue reading

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“I Am Still Called by the God I Serve to Walk This Out”

The article entitled “I Am Still Called by the God I Serve to Walk This Out” addresses the issue of racial discrimination powerfully and impressively through a conversation between the author and Lucia McBath, mother of Jordan Davis, a black … Continue reading

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Where do you get your news?

If I told you that I have read or watched news from a variety of sources so far, it would be a big lie. Yes, I haven’t. My ignorance of the current situations has developed from my dislike of crimes, … Continue reading

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Textual and Visual Analysis

At first sight, this image caught my eye with a sharp contrast between cool and warm colors; the upper background is dull blue while the objects in front of it are bright orange. My attention was then drawn to a … Continue reading

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Unilateral government- good or bad?

In an argument entitled “Presidents Cannot Ignore Laws as Written” by Elizabeth Price Foley, the duties of Congress and the president are clearly defined at the very beginning, and soon followed by the consequences of violation. The use of threatening verb, such as ” break … Continue reading

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Whenever you see my post…read it!!! hahaha

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