Harvard International Review


Boys juggle a football in front of their house in the old streets in Benghazi

To Play Ball, Not Make War

Nelson Mandela once said: “Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people…sport can...


Dilma Rousseff receives the presidential sash from Lula da Silva. By Fabio Rodrigues Pozzebomy. CC-BY-3.0-br, via
Wikimedia Commons.

Foreign Policy in Brazil: A neglected debate

In the last decade, the priority of Brazilian foreign policy has been to become an influential and respected global player. The Lula government (2003-10)...
Server room of BalticServers. CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons.

The Social Contract 2.0: Big Data and the Need to Guarantee Privacy and Civil Liberties

Much has been written regarding the rate of technological innovation and how these advancements might provide solutions to the emerging challenges facing humanity in...
Bodies in the rubble of the Rana Plaza building collapse, April 2013, Savar, Bangladesh

Photography as Activism: The Role of Visual Media in Humanitarian Crises

Since the camera was invented in 1826, it has been used to document everything from social injustice, inequality, famine, war, and human rights abuses...
Soccer on Lido Beach in Mugadishu, Somalia

Youth Unemployment: A Global Security Challenge

Lido beach in Mogadishu, Somalia, is a 100-mile stretch of white sand lapped by the azure blue waters of the Indian Ocean. On Fridays,...