Furman Politics and International Affairs professor Akan Malici warns of dire consequences for the U.S. and the world if cooler heads don’t prevail with respect to North Korea. As guest columnist for The Greenville News, Malici says, “Today, instead of direct diplomacy, the talk is about preemptive strikes. The consequences would be impossible to contain. Even if [preemptive strikes] were to neutralize North Korea’s nuclear arsenal, they would not be able to destroy all its conventional weapons. This could trigger a second Korean war, with disastrous regional and global consequences that, of course, would not leave the U.S. unaffected.”
More in Public Engagement
Furman's Paul Thomas and Courtney Tollison opine about the battle over Confederate names and symbols.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is among the celebrities who will be at the Furman golf course for Thursday's opening round.
David Bereskin (Greenville Water), Ron Cotterman (Sealed Air), and Jacqui DiMaggio (Greenville Technical College) are named 2017 Corporate Sustainability Fellows.
EPL is an intensive, statewide service-oriented leadership program for rising high school seniors.