The Kardashians Changed Everything

Sep 09, 2020

They say money makes the world go round, but Kim Kardashian West surely chooses its direction. She seems to be able to do pretty much anything. Over the past 14 years, since the launch of “Keeping Up With The Kardashians,” Kim and her family have become some of the most influential people in...

Israel Adopts Abandoned Saudi Sectarian Logic

Jun 19, 2018

Just as Saudi Arabia is attempting to shed off its sectarian rhetoric, Israel is quoting the same scholars that Riyadh is trying to downplay. Amid ever closer cooperation with Saudi Arabia, Israel’s military appears to be adopting the kind of sectarian anti-Shia rhetoric that Saudi Crown...

John Kelly’s Failed Attempt at Damage Control

Oct 24, 2017

John Kelly's defense of Donald Trump’s handling of a soldier’s death ends in fiasco. A brief sigh of relief was felt earlier this summer when it was announced that John Kelly would replace Reince Priebus as the White House chief of staff. It was expected that the retired Marine Corps general...

The Art of the Celebrity Pecking Order

Sep 08, 2017

With the seemingly endless celebrities populating our culture, why limit them to A- and B-list hierarchies? On September 6, People magazine broke the news that the surrogate hired by Kim Kardashian West and her husband, Kanye West, to carry their third child is pregnant. Not news to rival the...

The Christians of Iran

Jan 14, 2017

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