Chris Jarmas is a junior majoring in international relations and Russian. He can be reached at christopher.jarmas@tufts.edu.


A Sanders nomination is suicide for the Democrats

There’s good reason for the Democratic Party establishment to heavily favor a Clinton nomination: Bernie Sanders’ record would render him defenseless against lethal attacks from candidate Trump or candidate Cruz in a general election. I don’t intend to litigate the Senator’s vision for America or his ideals — many of which I personally favor and […]


A response to ‘Kiev: a case against arms’

A recent op-ed entitled “Kiev: a case against arms” by Sam Berzok argues that the United States should reject proposals to arm Kiev’s government in its war against Russian-backed separatists in southeastern Ukraine. A number of arguments lead the author to this conclusion. First, targeted economic sanctions that followed Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea, in […]


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