Current Ripon News

Colucci: Five Myths about Iraq, ISIS & the Middle East Crisis

Lamont Colucci, associate professor of politics and government and interim director of the Center for Politics and the People at Ripon College posted his most recent opinion column on the U.S. News & World Report website about what he terms five “myths for deceit” concerning the Middle East crisis. To read his entire column, visit U.S. News & World Report… Continue reading

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Colucci Writes on NATO and Ukraine in U.S. News & World Report

Lamont Colucci, associate professor of politics and government and director of the national security studies program at Ripon College posted his most recent column in U.S. News & World Report about the United States’ relationship with NATO, NATO’s overall mission, and the role NATO should play in the ongoing confrontation between Ukraine and Russia. To read his entire column, visit… Continue reading

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Colucci in Washington Times, US News & World Report

Lamont Colucci, associate professor of politics and government and director of the national security studies program at Ripon College recently had a column appear in The Washington Times. In his column, “A day of reckoning over Iraq,” Colucci draws comparisons between the United States’ withdrawal from Iraq and the 1745 battle of Louisbourg in Canada. He considers the current ramifications… Continue reading

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Colucci: Is there an “Obama Doctrine?”

A commentary written by Ripon College Associate Professor Lamont Colucci, “Is there an ‘Obama Doctrine?’” appeared in the Washington Times this week. In his opinion piece, Colucci, chair of the Ripon College Politics and Government Department, examines the various ways a potential Obama Doctrine might be characterized, considers its relationship to the Nixon, Carter, Clinton, and Bush administrations’ foreign policies,… Continue reading

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Colucci Calls for New International Order of Democratic Nations

Dr. Lamont Colucci, an associate professor of politics at Ripon College and a recent Fulbright Scholar to the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, published a blog post on U.S. News and World Report on Dec. 6 entitled, “Replace the United Nations.” In his post, Colucci argues that the United Nations has failed to create stability and order except in instances backed… Continue reading

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