Category Archives: International Affairs

What’s the Deal With an Authoritarian in Manila?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog that knows the difference between archipelagos and atoll formation (thanks, Darwin). In this edition, we’ll discuss the fascinating and irascible new Filipino leader Rodrigo Duterte and his new … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With Grass-Fed Meat and Understanding Food Labels?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog that is certified to be fed mostly on peanuts. In this edition, we’ll discuss the often misunderstood and misused terms surrounding food and nutrition such as non-GMO, organic, … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With Trade Deals?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?”, the blog that is always on the fast track, and always remembers to refill the TP. In this week’s post, we’ll discuss a certain trade deal involving the U.S. and … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With a New Counter-Terrorism Strategy?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?”, the blog that also offers indirect support to complex issues. In this week’s edition, we’ll discuss the strategy for the United States Armed Forces to train the military and security … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With a Hook, Line, and Sinker for Hookworm?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog that usually remembers to wear shoes outside. In this week’s post, we’ll discuss a major breakthrough in the fight against hookworm, a parasitic agent that affects nearly 1 … Continue reading

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What Was the Deal With 2013?

Hello All! In this week’s edition, we’ll forget it’s 2014 and continue to write 2013 on all letters and checks until March. And now… for something completely different! A summary of the year 2013. We can’t describe everything that went … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With the Red Shirts in Thailand?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?”, the blog that wonders what color shirt its supporters would wear. In this week’s edition, we’ll: examine a huge protest movement shaking the current government in Thailand. In a complex … Continue reading

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