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To Tackle Major Issues, Europe’s Fractious New Parliament Will Have to Work Together

The European Parliament is more fragmented than ever in its history, which could lead to legislative paralysis.
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40 Years Later: Iran after the Islamic Revolution

This year marks 40 years since the rise of the Islamic Republic. How have the effects of the Islamic Revolution impacted modern-day Iran?
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The flag of NATO.

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Seventy Years On, Does NATO Still Matter?

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty. We asked SIS professors if NATO still matters, and why.
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How Women Wage War

Professor Jessica Trisko Darden shares a short history of the role women play in war, including: Islamic State brides, Nazi guards, and FARC insurgents.
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Cody Ragonese (SIS BA ’14) beside two BRO campers.

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Masculinity and Men’s Health

According to Cody Ragonese (SIS BA ’14), at different ages and income levels all around the world, behaviors perceived as masculine have an impact on the health of boys and men—and they’re rarely positive.
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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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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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