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How Does Missile Defense Against North Korea Affect US-China Relations?

We recently spoke with SIS professor Ji-Young Lee and SIS PhD candidate Eleni Ekmektsioglou about their research article, “North Korea, missile defense, and US-China security dilemma.”
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How Turkey Defines “Safety” on Its Border with Syria

We spoke with SIS professor Doga Eralp about his new research article, “The Safe Zone for Undesirables on the Turkey-Syria Border.”
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Students Attend "Journey into a Lost World" Event

Russian Film Week documentary teaches students about life in Soviet Jewish communities
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"Dostoevsky Life and Letters" Book Talk with Dr. Thomas Marullo

The Carmel Institute begins its year-long series
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Female Genital Mutilation during COVID-19

A Q&A with SIS Professor Susan Shepler on the effects of COVID-19 on rates of female genital mutilation and forced marriage in Sierra Leone and across Africa
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The Military Coup in Myanmar Presents Opportunities to Buddhist Nationalists

The roots of Buddhist nationalism in Myanmar go back to colonial days. Those behind the military coup aim to use it to legitimize the seizure of power.
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Biden Faces the World: 5 Foreign Policy Experts Explain US Priorities – and Problems – after Trump

Biden wants to restore US global leadership after four years of Trump's isolationism and antagonism. These are some of the challenges and opportunities he'll face, from China to Latin America.
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Michael Brenner

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Michael Brenner Wins First Baron Award for Scholarly Excellence

Described as a "Nobel Prize" in the study of the Jewish experience
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Who Is Rural America, Really?

SIS professor Garrett Graddy-Lovelace and several colleagues shine a bright light on a misunderstood place: rural America.
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Speak Up

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How Two AU Faculty Called Out Racist Advertising

Michael Brenner and Michelle Engert pressured European coffee company to drop offensive ads
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