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The Berlaymont building, which houses the headquarters of the European Commission.

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How Does the European Union Really Work?

Political chaos is growing in the UK as the government tries to manage the country's exit from the European Union. What does the EU do that so angered UK voters that they voted to leave?
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Iranian students climb up the gate at the US embassy in Tehran.

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Diplomatic Collaboration during the US-Iran Hostage Crisis

We caught up with Professor David Banks to learn more about the behind-the-scenes diplomatic efforts to resolve the US-Iran hostage crisis of 1979.
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Members of the 1st Marine Division land on Guadalcanal on Aug. 7, 1942.

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A World War II Battle Holds Key Lessons for Modern Warfare

A defender that can hold out while inflicting greater losses on its attacker can wear down an adversary – reducing the threat of additional attacks.
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Books stacked with international flags.

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Geographic and Gender Bias in Undergraduate IR Teaching

SIS professor Sarah Knight's recent research explores geographic and gender bias in undergraduate international relations teaching.
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Mexican migrant workers wait on the side of the road near Bakersfield, California in 1936.

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The Long, Bipartisan History of Dealing with Immigrants Harshly

Trump has expanded and escalated the most punitive policies he inherited from his predecessors.
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Rainbow flags hang outside of the Stonewall Inn.

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The Legacy of the Stonewall Riots

Ahead of the Stonewall riots' 50th anniversary, we spoke with SIS professor Naomi Moland to learn more about the impact of this historic event and the current state of LGBT+ rights movements across the globe.
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The flag of Europe

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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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A Border Communities Against Brexit sign on the side of a road.

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Brexit Is a Rejection of the Good Friday Agreement for Peace in Northern Ireland

SIS professor Carolyn Gallaher and SPA professor Kimberly Cowell-Meyers examine days of parliamentary debate to learn how British MPs talk about the 'Irish backstop' and maintaining peace in Northern Ireland.
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Benny Gantz and Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu

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The Generals Who Challenged Netanyahu Ran a Campaign Largely Devoid of Substance

They wanted to oust Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu in Tuesday's election, but the failure of three centrist generals to talk about key issues may have made Netanyahu the apparent winner.
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A woman looks at a figure through a gate.

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Migrants’ Stories: Why They Flee

Thousands of Central American migrants are trying to cross the U.S. southern border. One scholar followed their paths to find out why they make the dangerous, sometimes deadly, journey.
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