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El Salvadorian President Nayib Bukele

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5 Things to Know About El Salvador’s New President

The smallest country in Latin America has elected a new president. We checked in with SIS professor Charles Call to learn more about how El Salvador's new 37-year-old anti-establishment leader is poised to disrupt the status-quo.
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Theodore Freudenberg standing outdoors

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The Right to Recreation in DC

For his senior capstone project, SIS student Theodore Freudenberg researched the District of Columbia's Parks and Recreation goals and opportunities for people with disabilities.
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Peace sign in front of the Nigerian flag

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Updated: Nigerian Elections 2019

On February 16, just hours before the citizens of Africa’s most populous democracy and largest economy headed to the polls to decide their future president, election officials announced a week-long postponement.
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Child standing before a sunset

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Senate Vote Could End US Complicity in the Saudi-Led Genocide in Yemen

The US has supported a Saudi-led military coalition that has inflicted profound and deadly damage on Yemen. Now, a Senate vote could end what Professor Jeff Bachman says is US complicity in genocide.
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A hand hooked up to an IV line

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To End the HIV Epidemic, Address Poverty

The main driver of HIV/AIDS has more to do with social inequity than with the virus alone.
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A bar of chocolate

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The Dark Side of Chocolate

The worldwide demand for chocolate has come with human rights and sustainability issues, and not all chocolate brands address them. Check out what SIS professor Johanna Mendelson Forman says to be aware of in regards to chocolate production.
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People ride motorcycles through a flooded street in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

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Is There a Role for the UN Security Council on Climate Change?

In the past year, several UN member-states have renewed efforts to push the conversation of climate change forward within "the most powerful and contentious of all UN organs," the Security Council.
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Global Environmental Policy Program graduate students Amber Orozco and Alexandria Ward.

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Alumnae Document USDA Discrimination

Learn how former Global Environmental Politics Program graduate students Amber Orozco and Alexandria Ward used their practicum experience to launch their professional careers.
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Globe atop a chess board

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New International Affairs Graduate Degree Blends Policy, Analytical, and Management Skills

The School of International Service has launched a unique new degree designed to equip future international affairs policy experts with the hard analytical and management skills they need to effect change in their field.
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Example of the gilets jaunes, or yellow vests

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Shockwaves from French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Felt Across Europe

President Emmanuel Macron has presented himself as a defender of the liberal order against the rising tide of right-wing populism. But he can't lead Europe while mass protests have France in crisis.
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