Neha Nigam
Neha Nigam

I am currently studying Political Science and History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and am extremely interested in the mind of the American voter. After graduating, I hope to attend law school to study international law.

Sept. 20, 2012

Newsweek Muslim Rage Story Has Great Potential, But Destructive Writing

Ayaan Hirsi Ali makes several good points in her controversial 'Newsweek' cover essay. But the over-generalization of Muslims destroys her argument.

Sept. 14, 2012

Drone Strike in Yemen Kills Said al Shihri, Proving Al Qaeda is In Decline

In a significant blow to al-Qaeda, U.S. drone strikes killed senior officials of the terrorist group, including the second-in-command of the organization's Arabian Peninsula group.
Sept. 1, 2012

Romney vs Obama: 5 Reasons Mitt Romney RNC 2012 Speech Failed

Romney's speech had the potential to rally the base and obtain the support of key demographics. But his lofty ideas and the lack of true substance hindered him from achieving those goals.
Aug. 29, 2012

John Walker Lindh, American Terrorist, Sues Federal Bureau of Prisons for Right to Pray

John Walker Lindh is suing the Federal Bureau of Prisons for the right to pray in a group; but he has no right to these privileges.
Aug. 16, 2012

Paul Ryan Would Be the Most Powerful Vice President Ever

Does the vice president really matter or is the furor over Ryan just media hype?
Aug. 14, 2012

Egypt in Turmoil: President Morsi Fires Military Leadership in Muslim Brotherhood Shakeup

Morsi's recent sacking of two military officials may prove to be a double-edged sword.