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Dirty fuel: How toxic diesel is creating health problems in Africa

In Dakar, the capital of Senegal, there is a growing number of people struggling to breathe. Medical professionals who work…

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How a U.S. citizen is attempting to overthrow the Libyan government

A powerful local militia attempted to challenge the government in Libya early this month. Libya is officially ruled by the U.N.-backed Government of National Accord (GNA), which is based in Tripoli and headed by Prime Minister Fayez al Sarraj. Khalifa Haftar, a Libyan military officer, has a long and colorful history in Libyan politics. Haftar served in the military coup that brought Muammar Gaddafi to power in 1969, soon becoming a top military officer in Gaddafi’s regime before the general disavowed Haftar.

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Parking Ticket Diplomacy: The Giuliani Approach

Rudy Giuliani, the former Mayor of New York City, is President-elect Donald Trump’s top choice for Secretary of State, the…

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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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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….