Christian Chung
Christian Chung

Christian Chung is a student at Georgetown University in the School of Foreign Service, majoring in Regional and Comparative Studies, with a focus on the Middle East. He has previously worked in Iraq as a reporter in summer 2012, where he focused on the country's transition and political crises following the withdrawal of US forces in 2011.

Feb. 12, 2013

Iraq Civil War: America Needs to Again Be Part Of Iraqi Politics

Given the recent uptick in sectarian violence, as well as growing Iranian influence in the country, it's time for the U.S. to become more deeply involved politically.

Feb. 5, 2013

Syria Civil War Requires U.S. Intervention Now

As the civil war in Syria gets increasingly intense, it's incumbent on the international community to bring about the conditions for regime change in Syria.
Jan. 25, 2013

Denis McDonough Nomination As Chief Of Staff Signals a Centralized White House Under Obama

President Obama has named Denis McDonough as the White House Chief of Staff, which is a likely signal that national security policies will remain centralized in the White House.
Jan. 24, 2013

Hillary Clinton Benghazi Hearings: Congress is Still Incapable Of Real Progress

The biggest revelation brought forth by Wednesday's Benghazi hearings is that Congress still lacks support for serious progress.
Jan. 14, 2013

Mali Civil War: French Forces Strike Islamist Fighters

The crisis in Mali took a decisive turn on Friday when French warplanes struck at positions in the north of the country held by Islamist forces.
Jan. 11, 2013

Obama Karzai Meeting: Afghan President Urges Continued U.S. Involvement

Embattled Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai is seeking continued U.S. involvement in the country, even after Afghan forces are set to take primary responsibility for the country's security.

Jan. 6, 2013

It's Time For Israel and the U.S. to Address Hamas' Political Wing

The historical negotiations between the UK and the Irish Republican Army's political wing that ended armed hostilities in Northern Ireland could serve as a precedent for this move.
Dec. 31, 2012

War With Iran: US and Israel Cyber Warfare Against Iran Is Very Much Underway

Those who are wondering if the U.S. or Israel will go to war with Iran miss the fact that the first salvo has already been fired.
Dec. 29, 2012

Dianne Feinstein New Assault Weapons Ban Doesn't Go Far Enough: It's Only the Start

The American people should press Congress to pass the assault weapons ban — and then push for more.
Dec. 28, 2012

Strait of Hormuz Naval Drills: Iran Flexes Muscle With War Games

What the latest move by Iran means for the critical waterway and U.S. policy in the region.