Author Archives: Kristen Livingston

What does the Arab Spring have in common with a Big Mac?

Written by Kristen Livingston What does “Arab Spring” have in common with “15 minutes could save you 15 percent or more on car Insurance”? Or “Twitter Revolution” and “American Autumn” with “I’m Lovin’ It” and “ Think Different?” The simple … Continue reading

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Ahmadinejad: Delusional or Calculated?

Written by Kristen Livingston The controversial statements made by Iranian President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, have caused countless U.N. delegates to walkout and left many of us jaw-dropped in bewilderment. For a man who said a light had surrounded him during his … Continue reading

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The Power of Sport: Should sport and diplomacy mix?


Written by Kristen Livingston Photo by U.S. Embassy New Delhi  “Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. Sport can … Continue reading

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