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Solar panels in China

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How China's Commitment to Coercive Policies Guide Environment and Public Health

As China has risen to superpower status in recent years, the authoritarian government has been working overtime to extend its control and influence through environmental and public policies and international investments.
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NATO and Poland Flags

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Could Poland Demand NATO Act in Event of Russian Attack? An Expert Explains Article 4 and 5 Commitments

The risk of the conflict in Ukraine expanding further into Eastern Europe escalated on Nov. 15, 2022, with reports of a Russian-made missile straying into neighboring Poland.
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The 2022 World Cup kicks off in Qatar on November 20.

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Looking for a Team to Support at the World Cup? AU Students Tell You Why Their Team is Best

If you’re looking for a nation to get behind, AU students pitch you on why their country deserves a rooting interest.
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Sign with Benjamin Netanyahu

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A Stunning Political Comeback for Israel's Netanyahu May Give Way to Governing Nightmare Ahead

Benjamin Netanyahu has made another stunning comeback. After four inconclusive elections in just four years, a fifth national vote on Nov. 1, 2022, saw Israelis hand Netanyahu’s right-wing bloc a decisive victory.
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Rohingya Refugees arrive in Bangladesh

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Generous Aid to Ukraine is Diverting Resources Away from Other Refugee Crises Around the World

The humanitarian aid response to the war in Ukraine has been overwhelming, while refugees in crisis around the world are receiving less attention and less aid.
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Liz Truss

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UK Prime Minister Forced from Office amid Economic Turmoil

Just months into the job, Prime Minister Liz Truss has become the shortest-lived UK prime minister in history.
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Building Rubble in Ukraine

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Crippling Civilian Infrastructure Has Long Been Part of Russian Generals’ Playbook

SIS professor Benjamin Jensen discusses Russia's key strategy of noncontact warfare and targeting critical infrastructure.
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2022 Qatar World Cup soccer ball on a field

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The 2022 World Cup in Qatar is about More Than Soccer

The 2022 World Cup is fast approaching, but the host country is facing concerns over human rights, event management, and the quality of life for residents.
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Man holding photo of Mahsa Amini in protest

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Four Things to Know about The Ongoing Protests in Iran

SIS professor Shadi Mokhtari provides perspective on current protests in Iran.
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close-up on Brazilian flag

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Five Questions about Brazil’s Upcoming Presidential Election

SIS professor Agustina Giraudy answers questions about Brazil’s upcoming elections, which begin on October 2.
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