How 2022 Made History

International ·

How 2022 Made History

SIS faculty lists the year's events that they believe will make it into future history books.
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Solar panels in China

International ·

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

International ·

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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Election Day

Government & Politics ·

AU Experts Talk Midterms, Election Fallout

A group of American University administrators and professors explained how the election played out and why Republicans didn’t gain as many seats as they’d hoped.
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Eric Lies

Student Life ·

How SIS Graduate Student and Naval Officer Eric Lies Plans to Serve, Post-Military and Post-Graduation

In honor of Veterans Day, we spoke with Eric Lies, a lieutenant in the US Navy and SIS student, about his military service and the unique benefits that the MIS program brings to those pursuing a career in international service.
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Sign with Benjamin Netanyahu

International ·

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

International ·

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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Plants in the shape of a fist

Environment ·

The Cost of Environmental Activism

Environmental activists have been fighting for centuries for a variety of climate and social justice causes, yet the real cost of this activism has only been recently uncovered by a non-profit group, Global Witness.
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Panel discussing CECE

Announcement ·

American University Launches Center for Environment, Community, and Equity

There is a new center on American University’s campus ready to take action towards a more just and sustainable world.
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Liz Truss

International ·

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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