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Brazil’S Inverno Inferno: The Growing Pains Of A Rising Giant, Josh Smith Oct 2013

Brazil’S Inverno Inferno: The Growing Pains Of A Rising Giant, Josh Smith

Ex-Patt Magazine

As this emerging international actor readies itself for its grand appearance on the world stage, working-class citizens have seized the opportunity to voice their frustrations while global eyes are steadily turning towards the giant.


Containment And The Shah: How Eisenhower And The Cia Brought Down Democracy And Encouraged Corrupt Leadership In Iran, Ellie Holliday Oct 2013

Containment And The Shah: How Eisenhower And The Cia Brought Down Democracy And Encouraged Corrupt Leadership In Iran, Ellie Holliday

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U.S. relations with Iran are beginning to thaw. Why were they frozen to begin with?


Need A Push? Restoring Eu Influence In The Balkans, Cassidy Henry Oct 2013

Need A Push? Restoring Eu Influence In The Balkans, Cassidy Henry

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The credibility of the European Union is declining in the Western Balkans. Candidate states see the date for accession negotiations fading further into the future and doubt whether they’ll ever be able to join.


Wide Open Spaces: The Pkk Shows Violent Non-State Actors Need More Than Weak Governance To Thrive, Katherine Holmes Oct 2013

Wide Open Spaces: The Pkk Shows Violent Non-State Actors Need More Than Weak Governance To Thrive, Katherine Holmes

Ex-Patt Magazine

The PKK in Turkey shows transnational, violent non-state actors operate in weak states for a number of reasons. The most prevalent of these is the host state’s inability to sustain the basic requirement of statehood.


Problems By The Bushel: How American Agricultural Policy Undermines Haitian Development, Curtis Rogers Oct 2013

Problems By The Bushel: How American Agricultural Policy Undermines Haitian Development, Curtis Rogers

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In what has become a ubiquitous debate over the budget, the U.S. Farm Bill plays an instrumental role. Within the bill are two topics crucial to the future of American relations with the developing world: subsidies to farmers and food aid.


All Is Fair In Democracy & War: Burgeoning Democracy In Sri Lanka?, Scooter Steiner Oct 2013

All Is Fair In Democracy & War: Burgeoning Democracy In Sri Lanka?, Scooter Steiner

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Can the rebel opposition movement succeed politically after surrender?


Now Rising O’Er The Ganges: Vibrant Lives In Rural India, Lindsay Johnson Oct 2013

Now Rising O’Er The Ganges: Vibrant Lives In Rural India, Lindsay Johnson

Ex-Patt Magazine

All photographs were taken in and around Anupshahr, Uttar Pradesh, where Johnson lived for a year volunteering with Pardada Pardadi School. These photos were taken between 2009 and 2012.


Rational Russia: Decision-Making In A Declining Superpower, J. Haley Tucker Oct 2013

Rational Russia: Decision-Making In A Declining Superpower, J. Haley Tucker

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Russia’s 2008 invasion of Georgia demonstrates that Putin’s state still behaves rationally.