Hurricanes and their affect on countries

Today, climate change compounds natural disasters, giving people less time to recover before they are plunged back into crisis mode. Residents of small islands like Puerto Rico already face limited resources for fresh water. A 2018 study found that drought in the Caribbean is increasing in severity—even as hurricanes …

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Prisons in the USA

The United States entered the twenty-first century with an incarceration rate of two million people, thereby garnering the dubious distinction of having the largest imprisonment rate in the world. Moreover, in recent years the number of women in U.S. prisons and jails has grown more sharply and more quickly …

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Decision to Surge

On Veterans Day weekend 2006, a group gathered to debate two options: change the conditions on the ground by increasing the resources to match the declared intent or conduct triage by pulling back forces from the cities and focusing on counterterrorism missions. Those attending were National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley …

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