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The United States Capitol building in Washington, DC.

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Can Congress pressure the White House on human rights?

Professor Sarah Snyder examines the history of how the US balances its foreign policies and US human rights values.
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Dean Goldgeier is standing outside of SIS with arms crossed.

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Goldgeier steps down as SIS dean

On June 21, School of International Service Dean James Goldgeier announced he will step down as Dean effective August 8.
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Syrian and Iraqi refugees wear life vests as they are rescued from a broken boat in the sea and arrive in Greece.

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Confronting the refugee crisis

As the number of displaced persons worldwide reaches an all-time high, Professor Tazreena Sajjad explains the challenges of researching and teaching about migration and refugees.
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Former President George H. W. Bush on a Navy ship, speaking on the phone.

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George HW Bush: America’s last foreign policy president

School of International Service Dean James Goldgeier explores former President George H. W. Bush's foreign policy experience.
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10 ways SIS broke ground

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the SIS groundbreaking ceremony in 1957, we gathered ten groundbreaking moments from the school’s history.
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French National Assembly building lit up with blue, white, and red lights

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Four reasons why the French parliamentary elections matter

Professor Garret Martin outlines why the upcoming French parliamentary elections matter.
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European Union flag.

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Trump to Europe: You’re on your own

Following Donald Trump's meeting with NATO leaders during a recent trip to Europe, SIS Dean James Goldgeier explores what "America First" means for the US's European allies.
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Christopher Rudolph standing and presenting at a panel discussion.

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Power vs. principle in international courts

Professor Christopher Rudolph’s new book explores the balance of human rights principles and power politics that impact international criminal courts.
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SIS students in graduation regalia listen to Commencement speaker Lakhdar Brahimi at Spring 2017 Commencement.

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Congratulations, Class of 2017

On May 14, SIS's Class of 2017 heard from former UN Special Adviser to the Secretary General Lakhdar Brahimi at Commencement. We asked a few graduates what's next as they begin careers waging peace across the globe.
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Skyline of Seoul South Korea with skyscraper in center

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Four things to know about North and South Korea

In light of North Korea’s recent missile test and South Korea’s election of a new president, Professor Ji-Young Lee discusses four facts about relations between the two countries and with the US.
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