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2020 Made History

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2020 Made History

SIS faculty list the year's events that they believe will make it into future history books.
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President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan with a Turkish flag overlay.

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The Current State of Turkey’s Foreign Policy

Professor Doga Eralp describes the current state of affairs in Turkey and what the US-Turkey relationship might look like during a Biden administration.
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Judith slaying Holofernes, by Artemisia Gentileschi

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Why It’s Important to See Women as Capable…of Terrible Atrocities

Women continue to be stereotyped as passive and meek. For this reason, international courts often let women war criminals off the hook.
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A woman wears a mask with a European flag design.

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5 Things to Know about Europe’s Re-imposed Lockdowns

SIS professor Garret Martin shares five things to know about Europe's re-imposed lockdowns as new coronavirus cases surge across the continent.
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Impact of COVID-19 on Puerto Rico

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The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic in Puerto Rico

Island faces unique challenges in its fight against the pandemic
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Viktor Orbán, Photo Credit: Northfoto/Shutterstock.com

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Viktor Orbán’s Use and Misuse of Religion Serves as a Warning to Western Democracies

Once an atheist, Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán embraced Christianity on his way to power and has used it to consolidate his position since.
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A police rapid response team deployed in Lagos, where LeVan observed the 2019 elections.

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5 Things to Know about the #EndSARS Movement in Nigeria

Professor Carl LeVan shares his take on the recent protests in Nigeria.
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Pope Francis

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5 Reasons Why the Pope’s Support of Same-Sex Civil Unions Is Important

Professor Naomi Moland shares five reasons why the Pope's support of same-sex civil unions is important.
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A man wearing a surgical face mask riding a bicycle on a road in Nigeria. Photo Credit: Teo-Inspiro International/Shutterstock.com

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How Has Nigeria Handled the Coronavirus?

SIS professor Carl LeVan discusses Nigeria's response to the coronavirus.
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Rohingya refugees in refugee camp in Bangladesh.

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What Motivated Bangladesh to Open Up Its Borders to Over a Million Rohingya Refugees

Bangladesh's culture as well as a painful history of a war in which 10 million sought refuge played a role in the country's opening up of its borders.
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