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Professor Ahmed with Vice Chancellor Dr. Habib-ur-Rehman on stage at MUST in Mirpur.

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Track II Diplomacy: Taking Matters into Your Own Hands

Professor Akbar Ahmed traveled to Pakistan over the summer to share some of the lessons from his newest book, Journey into Europe and met with state leaders to actively promote Islam’s core concepts of humanity and kindness.
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SIS dean standing in the atrium with doorway and plants in the background.

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Full Circle: Christine BN Chin Discusses Her Role as SIS Dean

Chin talks about her upbringing, academic career, and dreams for SIS in the 21st century.
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Two women in running clothes, standing at the Great Wall of China.

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Running the Great Wall: AU Student Goes the Distance at Majestic Site

The ROTC rising senior spent the past year in China.
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Istanbul cityscape

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A turbulent future may be in store for US-Turkish relations

The results of Turkey’s June elections confirmed that the state always wins. They also heralded a disruptive period for Turkish-American relations
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World map with pinpoints in Mississippi and Nigeria

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Sex education lessons from Mississippi and Nigeria

Nigeria and Mississippi may be a world apart, but they have much in common when it comes to implementing sex education in their schools.
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North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) flag

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Russia is top on NATO’s agenda, and Trump is the wild card

NATO summits are generally sedate events that celebrate the trans-Atlantic alliance, but this year’s summit is likely to include a heavy dose of drama.
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Boat carrying shipping containers

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What is the WTO?

The WTO has been a success for global trade. Would it matter if the US left the organization, as President Trump is reportedly considering?
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The White House

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A new world is dawning, and the US will no longer lead it

President Trump’s impulsive actions may be upending the international order, but America was already losing its dominant role in world affairs before he took office.
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Adam Odomore

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Working toward a more equitable world

After losing multiple women in his family during childbirth, Adam Odomore became inspired to improve outcomes for women and whole communities through women’s empowerment and education.
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World leaders Angela Merkel, Donald Trump, and Theresa May seated together.

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US and Europe Face an ‘Increasingly Loveless Marriage’ after Trump’s Iran Deal Withdrawal

After Trump's withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal, Professor Garret Martin explains Europe's response and what comes next.
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