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Could North Korea-US tensions Culminate to Armed Conflict?

Just a few days ago, the US Secretary of State claimed the country must “prepare for the worst”, as a…

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Assessing the Trump Administration’s Policies on Iran and its Potential Implications

On October 13, President Donald Trump announced his administration’s new strategy on the Iranian regime that has been a headache…

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The Globe Special Edition: Brazil

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One Country, Two Systems

This past summer, Hong Kong residents celebrated the 20th anniversary of the island’s handover from British back to Chinese rule….

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China’s Nineteenth Party Congress: What it is and What is at Stake

The highest-ranking Chinese Communist Party members gathered in Beijing on October 18th for the twice-a-decade National Party Congress. The Party…

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The Dayton Straightjacket: Bosnia’s Accession to the European Union

By Olivia de Vesci In September 2016, the 28 member states of the European Union accepted Bosnia and Herzegovina’s membership…

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The Dawn of a New Empire: Are Companies the New Countries?

By Devon Fitzgerald Once upon a time, the sun never set on the British Empire. And when its time in…

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Orbán’s Counter-Revolution

“Today we decided that only we . . . can decide who we want to live with.” Hungarian Prime Minister…

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Gaps in Downward Accountability: the UN and the Cholera Outbreak in Haiti

By: Isabelle Hazel ’15 The idea of accountability is increasingly becoming integrated into the dialogues of international development and humanitarian…

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Why We Can’t Call it Radical Islamic Terrorism

In light of the recent attacks in Paris, Beirut, and Baghdad, the discussion surrounding the term radical Islamic terrorism has…

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The Fight Against ISIS: Redefining the Traditional Coalition

By Rachel Furlow With the global community still reeling over the recent Daesh (ISIS) attacks on Paris, Beirut and Baghdad,…

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An Evening with Journalist Tom Carver

On Monday, September 21, 2015, The Globe hosted former BBC Journalist Tom Carver. Mr. Carver shared highlights of his experience reporting…

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Time to Ditch First-Past-the-Post Voting

By Conor McGrath Last month, Canada’s Liberal Party swept to electoral victory, ending Stephan Harper’s 9 year-long Premiership. The Liberal’s…

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Keeping the Community Together: Migration and Kinship Networks in Tajikistan

By: Anabelle Suitor ’16 In recent years Tajikistan has become one of the largest sources of migrants to the Russian…

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Terrorism in Southeast Asia: Jemaah Islamiyah

By: Chris Stillwell ‘15 The Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) is the largest terrorist organization in Indonesia, and is also active in…

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Would you like to cancel your reservation? Influencing Chinese economic policy

By Sydney Erhardt At the United Nations General Assembly, President Obama is opting not to stay at his usual hotel….

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The United States and the Refugee Crisis: A Promising Start

By Conor McGrath   Just over a week after the world awakened to images of Aylan Kurdi’s lifeless body splashed…

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Analyzing the Iran Deal

If you bat one eye at CNN, Fox, or any major news network, you know the current hot debate is…

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The Yemen Crisis and American Grand Strategy

Saudi Arabia has begun an aggressive airstrike campaign to combat the Iranian-supported Houthi rebels by controlling the Yemeni skies and…

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Corruption in Brazil forces accountability

Corruption in Brazil – In recent weeks, corruption scandals have rocked the political landscape in Brazil. President Dilma Rousseff’s popularity…

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Double Take: Iranian Nuclear Deal

Problems with the Iranian Nuclear Deal  Blog post by: Edward Rickford The proposed nuclear deal with Iran may just be…

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100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide: A Look into the Future of The Armenian-Turkish Relations

April 24th marks the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. A century later, the genocide remains controversial as Turkey and Armenia disagree on the events of…

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US-Cuba Relations: Why the Embargo Had to Leave & What Comes Next

Blog post by: Christian Martinez Lopez December 17th 2014 will remain permanently engraved in diplomatic history as the day when…

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The Greek Economy: Examining the Current Situation & the Potential for Growth

Blog post by: Konstantine Kosmidis On Tuesday March 31st, I had the honor to attend a seminar hosted by the International…

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Is Athens burning? Reflections on a Divided Europe

Blog post by: Sam Kramer January’s elections in Greece left no uncertainty as to the popular opinion there. Far-left, anti-Euro…

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Double Take: Israel

Politics Transcended  Blog post by: Alisa Laufer When considering challenges present in the American political scene—before the economy, the environment, or…

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Protecting Cross-Border Clean Water Programs

Earlier this month, President Obama introduced his 2016 budget proposal and, to no one’s surprise, Congressional Republicans dismissed most of…

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Mexico’s International Role: Emerging power or failed state?

Blog post by: Ana Isabel Abad When the international media writes about Mexico it seems like an all or nothing…

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The US-Japan Alliance: Will It Last in the Future

Blog post by: Cheng Zhang The 1951 U.S.-Japan military alliance has been a historically controversial issue. The military alliance places Japan…

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Double Take: ISIS

What role should the US play in countering ISIS and ensuring both regional and national security? Blog post by: Grace Mausser…

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Hong Kong’s Struggle for Democracy

By: Leeann Ji After lending Hong Kong to Great Britain for more than 150 years, China has learned to not…

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Double Take: Millennium Development Goals

What Comes After the Millennium Development Goals? Blog post by: Cole Ettingoff In 2000, as the world entered the new millennium,…

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Ebola in the United States: An Epidemic of Fear

On January 18th, the Washington Post published an article on the nearly empty US Ebola treatment facilities in Liberia. For…