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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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The flag of the United Kingdom.

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Three Days, Three Key Votes – and No End in Sight for Brexit

Three scholars react to the spectacle, finger-pointing and long-term harms of the stalemate in British Parliament.
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Insurgent woman's face

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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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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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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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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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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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