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by / on May 8, 2015 at 7:57 pm / in Current Issue, Europe, First Person, Interview

Identity Theft? An Exploration of Ukrainian National Identity in the Conflict with Russia

Despite falling out of the headlines of Western news sources, the bloody conflict in Eastern Ukraine is ongoing. This feature of two interviews and a personal piece look to ex- plore deeper questions of Ukrainian national identity and how it relates to Russia, the West, and the politics—both cultural and strategic—of the current conflict.

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by / on May 8, 2015 at 7:33 pm / in Africa, Cover Story, Current Issue

Burning Up and Burning Down – Tracing the Flames of Ethnic Conflict in Côte d’Ivoire and Burundi

Once praised as West Africa’s “beacon of stability,” Côte d’Ivoire shocked the world when its bloody civil war erupted in 2002. The unrest ultimately killed over 1,000 people, according to Freedom House. What sparked this conflict and propagated the violence?

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by / on May 8, 2015 at 7:23 pm / in Asia, Current Issue, Most Recent Column

Kyotastrophe – the Kyoto Protocol’s Inequitable Failure

In 1997, government representatives from 170 states convened, and negotiated their way to form a single plan of action: the Kyoto Protocol. The Protocol called for thirty-eight states to reduce greenhouse gases emissions to 5 percent below their emission levels in 1990 between 2008 and 2012.

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by / on May 8, 2015 at 7:05 pm / in Cover Story, Current Issue, Interview

Interview with President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves

Toomas Ilves, the President of Estonia, is a proponent of internet freedom as a human right and has been honored as co-chair of the World Bank Development Report on IT. Ilves credits his education at Columbia, in particular its renowned Core Curriculum, for inspiring him to make a difference and to lead in a humanistic way.

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by / on May 2, 2015 at 1:02 am / in Campus, Events

Events 05/04-05/08

Reading week events post

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by / on April 26, 2015 at 5:49 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 04/27-05/01

Weekly Events Post

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by / on April 25, 2015 at 7:32 pm / in Asia, Jenny Yeji Yoo, Most Recent Column, Op-Ed, Organizations, World

US-China Power Play, and the Fiscal Play

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), launched on October 24, 2014, is the latest item on China’s Silk Road agenda that reflects the country’s increasing willingness to establish financial instruments for itself and by itself.

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by / on April 22, 2015 at 8:24 am / in Latin America, Op-Ed, Opinion, World

What Delayed Peru’s Leftist Turn: Neoliberal Policy Stickiness and Sociopolitical Situation

Senior Thesis Series (5)

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by / on April 21, 2015 at 1:16 pm / in Asia, Europe, Greg Graff, Web Columnists, World

Rational and Nonrational Processes in Foreign Naval Procurement

Senior Thesis Series (4)

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by / on April 20, 2015 at 6:28 pm / in Domestic, Judicial

The People’s Constitution: How Shifts in Public Opinion Affect the Supreme Court

Senior Thesis Series (3)

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