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Four Questions on Ecuador's Presidential Runoff

Ecuador held its presidential runoff election on October 15, 2023. This runoff was the final step in an election process marked by controversy, compounding crises, and tragedy.
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Four Questions about Poland’s Election Results

SIS professors Garret Martin and Alexandria Wilson-McDonald answer a few questions about the results of Poland’s parliamentary election in this Q and A.
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Tanks at the Golan Heights site of the Yom Kippur War

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50 Years On: Explaining the Yom Kippur War

A surprise attack on Israeli territory by Arab coalition forces on October 6, 1973, began the final and bloodiest conflict of the Arab-Israeli wars.
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Five Questions About the World Bank Group and IMF Annual Meetings

SIS professor Randall Henning answers a few questions about the significance of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund Annual Meetings, which are being held October 9-15, 2023.
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Former Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico

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Six Questions After Slovakia's Election

SIS professors Alexandria Wilson-McDonald and Keith Darden offer their perspectives on the outcome of Slovakia’s recent election in this Q+A.
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Flooding in Libya

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Morocco's Earthquake and Libya's Floods Highlight Obstacles to Relief Efforts

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck southern Morocco on Sept. 8, 2023. Three days later, a storm caused two Libyan dams to collapse, resulting in massive floods in and around the port city of Derna.
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An American soldier holding a stack of schoolbooks, standing in front of an American flag

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Five Things for Active Duty and Veteran Students to Consider for Graduate School

An explainer about the benefits SIS offers to veterans and other military-connected students
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New York City covered in the haze of wildfire smoke

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Six Questions About This Year’s Climate Shocks

We asked Dana R. Fisher, SIS professor and director of AU’s Center for Environment, Community, & Equity, about the likelihood that recent extreme weather events could spur climate action or activism.
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Javier Milei

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Six Questions About Argentina's Surprising Frontrunner

Many were shocked when the results of Argentina’s presidential primaries revealed libertarian candidate Javier Milei as the frontrunner. We asked SIS professor Agustina Giraudy to discuss this win and the candidate behind it.
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Prosecuting Hate: Genocide and the International Criminal Court

To understand more about how the ICC works, how genocides get prosecuted, and how groups seek justice and healing, we asked SIS professors to share their expertise on these topics.
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