Max McGowen is a recent graduate of George Washington University, where he completed a master's program in legislative affairs. As an undergraduate there, he majored in political science with a focus in public policy and wrote his senior thesis on the US and Unesco. He is a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor fraternity. Political theory and international organizations are among his principal interests. He lives in Bergen County, New Jersey.

  •  August 20, 2012 
Prague's Vlata River.
When it comes to mysteries, the United States’ decision to rejoin Unesco in 2002 under a Republican administration and after nearly two decades’ absence remains puzzling, but it appears the move can be traced to Hollywood. Unesco (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has always borne the brunt of criticism from US politicians. …

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