Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Turkish Coup and Its Fallout

10 days ago a group of Islamist-inspired military generals and colonels took it upon themselves to overthrow the government of Turkey. The coup largely failed because only a core of maybe 1,000 officers participated in the coup, while enough others … Continue reading

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US Elections: Vote However You Like

In my last post on the US presidential elections I had advocated for electoral abstention (Liu 2016). I have received some feedback since publishing this post. The liberal left says that abstention is tantamount to silence your own voice, and … Continue reading

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Brexit: What Comes Next?

Two weeks after the shock of the Brexit referendum result, we have to evaluate carefully where the UK and Europe stand today. The country had decided 52-48 to exit from the European Union, but there are two important remarks to … Continue reading

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