Why Our Leaders Are Wrong About Refugee Policy

It is time to develop a human approach to refugee policies rather than a securitized one.

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Campaigning for a Woman UN Secretary-General: A Conversation With Shazia Rafi

A board member of the Campaign to Elect a Woman UN Secretary-General discusses the significance of Ban Ki-moon’s replacement.

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Seeking Asylum in Greece: Parallel Legalities

Two parallel legal realities have emerged for asylum seekers in Greece creating uncertainty and confusion for refugees and for the lawyers seeking to inform or represent them. Legal aid providers in Greece have an opportunity, and a responsibility, to step into the void.

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Throwing Cold Water on the Northern Sea Route

April 11, 2016 by Victoria Barber, Olivia Jones, and Andrew Koch
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Despite the hype from Russia, it is unlikely the new passage through the Arctic will become a trade superhighway.

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Mission Critical: Strengthening America’s Youth and Armed Forces

April 6, 2016 by Rear Admiral (Ret.) Mary E. Landry
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Rising rates of poor education, obesity, and crime and drug abuse among America’s youth severely impact military readiness.

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More with Less: Why the U.S. Needs a Strong UN

March 8, 2016 by Micah Spangler
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As the world becomes more complicated, the UN finds itself spread thin with broad commitments and a tight budget. Will Congress step up its funding or continue to expect more for less?

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Beyond Cecil: The Extensive Network Behind Wild Crimes

March 7, 2016 by Adam Welti
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How the illicit plant and animal trade exploits institutional weaknesses, fuels instability and terror, and is changing the biodiversity landscape internationally.

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