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Americas, Caribbean, Central America, Human Rights, Interviews, North America, Politics, Security, South America

A Lifetime of Service: An Interview with General James T. Hill

What was your path within the US military? I spent 36 years in uniform in the US Army. When I retired, I was the...
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37(2) Winter 2016, Analysis, Eastern Europe, Europe, Global Notebook, Human Rights, Politics

Another Forgotten War: The Lack of a Western Response to the Ukrainian Conflict

From accusations that the Kremlin ordered the hacks of the Democratic National Convention servers to condemnations of ruthless Russian airstrikes on rebel-held Aleppo, there...
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37(4) Fall 2016, Global Notebook, Human Rights, Perspectives, Politics, Western Europe

Criminalization of the Burkini

The coerced removal of the burkini by the French police symbolizes perhaps one of the most misguided attempts to “combat Islamic radicalism.” What stands...
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Global Notebook, Health, Human Rights, Politics, South America

When a Crisis Emerges, Look the Other Way: Venezuela’s Handling of the Health Care Crisis

The lights are flickering. There’s no toilet paper, no soap, and no medicine. People crowd the hallways. Patients lie in pools of their own...
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37(2) Winter 2016, Features, Human Rights, Oceania, Politics, Security

David and Goliath: A Small Island Nation’s Quest for Global Nuclear Disarmament

Gone is the era of nuclear paranoia. No longer does the US government conduct nationwide civil defense campaigns exhorting its citizens to “duck and...
Claire Naylor, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Women LEAD Nepal.
37(2) Winter 2016, Education, Human Rights, Interviews, South Asia

Women LEAD Nepal: An Interview with Director Claire Naylor on Empowering Young Women

Claire Naylor is the co-founder and executive director of Women LEAD Nepal. Naylor grew up in Nepal, and her experiences observing the lives of...
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Eastern Europe, Economics, Europe, Human Rights, Perspectives, Politics, Security

Negotiating with the Kremlin: Considerations for Future US Policy towards Russia

Michael McFaul is the Director of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, and Professor of Political Science...
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Caribbean, Economics, Human Rights, Politics

The Promise of Colonialism for Puerto Rico

Islanders used to call it “La isla del encanto” – the isle of enchantment – a reminder of the Caribbean paradise the US territory tax...
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37(2) Winter 2016, Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Global Notebook, Human Rights, Middle East

Journey to Rio: An Analysis of the Success of the Refugee Olympic Team

Olympic athletes from the Refugee team stand together during the welcome ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, including Yusra Mardini. Photo Credits: AP Images...
Rohingya children at a school in Pasar borong Selayang. By Firdaus Latif. Accessed via Wikipedia Commons, CC-BY-SA-2.0.
37(4) Fall 2016, Asia, Human Rights, Perspectives

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Ultimate Test

The victory of the National League for Democracy (NLD), led by Nobel laureate and former political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi, has marked an...