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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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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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Sharon Weiner

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SIS’s PhD program: rising in stature and prominence

As PhD Program Director Sharon Weiner steps down to pursue a 2018 Carnegie Fellowship, we explore how her leadership helped elevate the program to become a top-20 international relations PhD program.
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United States President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron.

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Macron-Trump summit has high stakes for France’s embattled leader

Professor Garret Martin outlines the high stakes ahead for French President Emmanuel Macron during his two-day summit with President Trump in Washington, DC.
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Five food trends that are changing Latin America

Can “social gastronomy” address the high levels of violence and youth unemployment in Latin America? Professor Johanna Mendelson Forman walks through five culinary ventures doing good across the region.
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Vintage Peace Corps seal floats behind School of International Service seal.

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Peace Corps and SIS: Communities of service

In celebration of SIS’s 60th anniversary, we explore the longstanding relationship between SIS and the Peace Corps and their shared commitment to service and peace.
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Performers stand in front of audience holding flowers at the Russian Embassy

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AU Students Attend Opera Concert at Russian Embassy

AU students visited the Russian Embassy for a joint concert of the Young Artist programs from the Washington National Opera and the Bolshoi Theatre. The students were invited for an evening of music and dining.
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