Tagged: William Keylor

Comments on latest release of Wikileaks documents

Three BU International Relations professors offer the following comments on the latest release of WikiLeaks documents: Arthur Hulnick, a 35-year veteran of the intelligence profession, mostly with the CIA. Contact 617-353-8978, ahulnick@bu.edu “These leaks are as dangerous to the U.S. as a terrorist attack, and the people who stole this material ought to be tracked […]

French strikes continue

Protests over pension reforms in France continue to escalate. Students have joined the protests against President Nicolas Sarkozy’s plan to raise the minimum retirement age from 60 to 62. International Relations professor William Keylor offers the following view. “How ironic is it that 16-year-old high school students are protesting against a campaign to raise the […]

U.S., Jordan in nuke-power talks

The U.S. and Jordan, it’s closest Arab ally in the region, reportedly are negotiating a nuclear-cooperation agreement that would let American firms expert nuclear components and know-how to Jordan — but won’t allow Jordan to produce its own nuclear fuel.  International relations Professor William Keylor, author of “A World of Nations: The International Order Since […]

North/South Korea standoff

South Korea’s president says his country will take “resolute countermeasures” against neighboring North Korea for what an international investigation has found to be overwhelming evidence that a South Korean warship was sunk two months ago by a torpedo made in North Korea fired by a North Korean submarine.  International relations Professor William Keylor, author of […]