PEKKA Association in Brebes, Central Java, Indonesia, stages a parade announcing the PEKKA program and activities throughout their village.

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Empowering Women in Indonesia

ARC has published a paper with the founder of an Indonesian women’s organization working to empower marginalized women. Here are a few of the key takeaways for successful movement building based on the organization’s work fighting for women’s rights.
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Men and women in military uniform holding the American flag.

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Stories Worth Telling: Honoring Military Service at AU

A closer look at veterans and military-affiliated individuals on campus.
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Photo of Mya Zemlock and Mitchell Lenneville standing beside each other, outside.

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Students Simulate the G20 Leaders’ Summit

The second annual Model G20 Summit was a great success with more than 180 student attendees representing 15 institutions across the U.S.
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Ibram Kendi and Allan Lichtman Discuss the Struggle over Voting Rights

The two professors put voter ID controversies into historical perspective.
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Republican ads feature MS-13, hoping fear will motivate voters

MS-13 is not the biggest or most violent gang in the US. But its grisly murders and Latino membership inflame Americans' anxiety about immigration. GOP campaign ads stoke those fears to attack Democrats.
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Julie Walton, SIS/MA '19 embraces children's home workers in Sri Lanka.

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How We Spent the Summer

For many SIS professors and students, the summer months are just as productive as the academic year. Here are a few of their stories.
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Book cover of Professor Boaz Atzili's Triadic Coercion

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Triadic Coercion

Professor Boaz Atzili spoke with us about the seldom-examined theory of international relations, including why states often encourage the tactic as a necessary response — even when it's prone to backfire.
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Onaje Woodbine

On Campus ·

Welcome, New Faculty

Get to know AU's newest tenure-line professors, with expertise in subjects ranging from race and basketball to cybersecurity.
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President Vladimir Putin of Russia, Hassan Rouhani of Iran and Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey

International ·

The US Will Have to Accept Second Class Status in the Middle East

The US was once the dominant force in the Middle East. That old order has disappeared. Now the new powers are Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Russia – and the US needs a new policy for the region.
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Governing Solar Radiation Management

What is solar radiation management and how can governing it help both people and the planet? Professor Simon Nicholson details how our Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment convened international environmental policy researchers to tackle the issue.
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