Marquette Wire

‘How does it feel to be a problem?’

April 10, 2017

Filed under Journal, Opinions

"Governments like it that way. They want their people to see war as a drama of opposites, good and evil, 'them' and 'us,' victory or defeat. But war is primarily not about victory or defeat but about death and the infliction of...

OVBIAGELE: False hope in Iraqi elections

Emil Ovbiagele

March 11, 2010

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

Sunday’s elections in Iraq have been labeled across the board as a huge success. The critics, Republicans and Fox News, to mention a few, wasted no time jumping on the victory bandwagon. Even The New York Times came around...

OVBIAGELE: More troops needed in Afghanistan

Emil Ovbiagele

December 1, 2009

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

On the eve of President Barack Obama’s unveiling of the new war strategy in Afghanistan, Americans are sharply divided on the way forward. So what should Obama say today as he speaks to the country? Not easy lullabies for su...