President Obama Announces New Military Strategy and Defense Cuts at Pentagon

January 5, 2012 at 7:24 pm

Michael Shank, US Vice President at the Institute for Economics and Peace, discusses President Obama’s new defense strategy announced at the Pentagon this week and discusses where the cuts in defense spending will occur and how it will impact the future direction of US warfare.  Video courtesy of CTV News.

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US Economic Ire and Income Inequality

October 9, 2011 at 7:36 pm

Michael Shank, Senior Policy Advisor for Congressman Mike Honda and PhD Candidate at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, discusses the latest unemployment and jobs numbers. Shank offers advice for policies that would lower joblessness and increase income equality which makes for a healthier society. Video courtesy of CTV, […]

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Mubarak Steps Down: Egyptians Celebrate, Next Steps are Critical

February 11, 2011 at 7:42 pm

Michael Shank, Senior Policy Advisor for Congressman Mike Honda and PhD Candidate at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, forecasts the future steps of a transitional government and the reaction of the United States. Shank suggests that the next steps of the U.S. are critical after previous missteps including […]

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