Writer Biography: Alexander Boylston

Alexander Boylston, Staff Writer

Alexander (Alex) is a third year student studying political science and Asian languages. He has studied the Japanese and Chinese languages and has a particular interest in East Asia, the Israel-Palestine conflict, and US foreign policy. He was honored in July 2014 at Stanford University where he presented his paper, entitled The Voice of the East: Machii Hisayuki and the Koreans of the Yakuza, to a group of faculty and teachers from numerous schools. He is also an IB Diploma recipient, a Presidential Scholar, and hopes to teach English abroad before heading to law school.

Articles by Alexander:

The Presidential Election That Never Was (January 18, 2018)

A New Party, A New Mandate, and the Demise of the Japanese Left (January 5, 2018)

Two Years of Trudeau: Parades, Pipelines, and Promises (October 9, 2017)

The Great Northern Toss-Up: Norway’s General Election (September 11, 2017)

A Governor, a Quranic Verse, and the Fight for Indonesia’s Soul (May 7, 2017)

Life After Park in South Korea (March 30, 2017)

Mourning What Has Long Been Dead (March 28, 2017)

The Innocence of the Saudis (February 16, 2017)

Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution: Out of the Streets and into the Government (October 20, 2016)

ASEAN and China: A New Chapter (January 11, 2017)

Where Soccer and International Law Collide (November 14, 2016)

The End of the Line for Pacifism in Japan (September 7, 2016)

North and South Yemen: The Marriage That Wasn’t Meant To Be? (April 29, 2015)

The Moral Dilemma of Football: Where do we go from here? (Mar. 26, 2015)

The Real Obstacle to Peace (Feb. 9, 2015)



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