Features Archive

An MQ-1B Predator, left, and an MQ-9 Reaper taxi to the runway in preparation for takeoff June 13, 2014, on Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The aircraft are assigned to the 432nd Wing, which trains pilots, sensor operators and other remotely piloted aircraft crewmembers, and conducts combat surveillance and attack operations worldwide. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen)
37(3) Spring 2016, Africa, Analysis, Asia, Environment, Features, Health, Science & Technology, Security

The Growing International Movement Against Killer Robots

Syrian refugees and migrants pass through Slovenia. Photo accessed via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0.
37(4) Summer 2016, Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Features, Health, Human Rights, Middle East, Politics, Security

Into the Mind of the Refugee: Unpacking Modern Refugee Mental Health

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37(4) Summer 2016, Caribbean, Eastern Africa, Economics, Features, Human Rights, Middle East, North Africa, Politics, Security, West Africa

Moving Targets: The Evolution and Future of Smart Sanctions

Small drones like this Parrot AR.drone quadcopter could be used as humanitarian tools in future crises. Photo by Nicholas Halftermeyer. CC-BY-SA-3.0, accessed via Wikimedia Commons.
37(3) Spring 2016, Features, Human Rights, Middle East, Science & Technology

The Promise of Drones

"A farmer prepares his field for the planting season near Nathenje on the outskirts of Lilongwe, Malawi. Australia is using its expertise and experience to help improve food security in African countries." by Stephen Morrison/AusAID. CC-BY 2.0, accessed via Wikimedia Commons.
37(3) Spring 2016, Features, Health, Human Rights

On the Origin of a Hunger-Free Species By Means of Enforceable Natural Law

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37(2) Winter 2016, East Asia, Environment, Features, North Africa, Science & Technology

The Essential Element: How Phosphorus Scarcity Endangers the World

A dry riverbed in California. California's drought has already taken a serious toll on its agricultural production. 
"California Drought" by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. PD US NOAA, accessed via Wikimedia Commons.
37(3) Spring 2016, Africa, Americas, Asia, Environment, Europe, Features, Health

Famine or Feast: Climate Change and the Future of Food Production

As part of the FDA Retail Food Cooperative program, an employee and an FDA inspector test the pH of rice to ensure it can be safely left at room temperature. 
"FDA Retail Food Cooperative Program" by Michael J. Ermath. PD-USA-FDA, accessed via Wikimedia Commons.
37(3) Spring 2016, Features, Health, North America, Security

Internationalizing Food Safety: FDA’s Role in the Global Food System

By Mark Fahey, CC BY 2.0, accessed via Wikimedia Commons
37(2) Winter 2016, Asia, East Asia, Eastern Europe, Education, Europe, Features, Human Rights, Politics

Propaganda and Censorship: Adapting to the Modern Age

The hijab describes the headscarf worn by many muslim women. Women are now banned from wearing the garment in France.  By anuarsalleh [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
37(2) Winter 2016, Europe, Features, Human Rights, Middle East, Politics

The Struggle of the Veiled Woman: ‘White Savior Complex’ and Rising Islamophobia Create a Two-Fold Plight