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Colucci on Paris terrorist attack

Lamont Colucci, associate professor and chair of politics and government and interim director of the Center for Politics and the People at Ripon College, wrote an opinion piece about the terrorist attack in Paris that was published by U.S. News & World Report. In “A Call to Arms: Terrorists will never back down unless the West acts forcefully,” Colucci declares,… Continue reading

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Colucci writes about new world power conflict

Lamont Colucci, associate professor and chair of politics and government and interim director of the Center for Politics and the People at Ripon College, had a piece published in the January/February 2015 edition of World Affairs. “Great Power Conflict: Will It Return?” addresses “ominous parallels between the cauldron that created the conflict of the Great War (World War I) and… Continue reading

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Colucci makes case for restoring U.S. maritime power

In “The Next Secretary’s Task,” published in Defense News, Lamont Colucci, associate professor and chair of politics and government and interim director of the Center for Politics and the People at Ripon College, discusses the recent resignation of U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and makes a case that restoring U.S. maritime power to its position of strength should be a… Continue reading

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Colucci: New religion is changing outcome of all levels of policy

Lamont Colucci, associate professor and chair of politics and government and interim director of the Center for Politics and the People at Ripon College, published an opinion editorial in The Washington Times titled “Red Puritanism.” Colucci’s editorial describes “a new religion (that) has swept the western world and is changing the outcome of all levels of policy.” Likening it to… Continue reading

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Colucci: An oil boom is a power boon

Lamont Colucci, associate professor and chair 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 how the U.S. oil revolution could lead to a titanic shift in national security policy. “However, this energy issue has been… Continue reading

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Colucci: The U.S. has a moral imperative to destroy the Islamic State

Lamont Colucci, associate professor and chair 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 the necessity of destroying the Islamic State (also iknown as ISIS or ISIL). He says there is no ambiguity on its… Continue reading

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