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Nonpartisan analyses of critical foreign affairs issues, the challenges they entail and options for the international community. Produced by George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs.

Nonpartisan analyses of critical foreign affairs issues, the challenges they entail and options for the international community. Produced by George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs.
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Nonpartisan analyses of critical foreign affairs issues, the challenges they entail and options for the international community. Produced by George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs.

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English


Episodes

Weaponization of Social Media

4/19/2019
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A discussion with defense experts Peter Singer and Emerson Brooking, whose book, “Like War: the Weaponization of Social Media,” explains the shift in use of social media in politics and war.

Duration:00:54:11

Al-Shabaab & the African Union Mission in Somalia

4/4/2019
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Professor Paul Williams, the author of “Fighting for Peace in Somalia,” explains the history of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and their fight against terrorist group Al-Shabaab.

Duration:00:21:47

Uighurs in China: A New Kind of Ethnic Cleansing

3/21/2019
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The UN reports at least 1 million Uighurs, an ethnic muslim minority group in China, are being held in “internment camps.” Despite calls from the international community for China to stop, there appears to be no end in sight.

Duration:00:19:55

International Women’s Day and Feminism

3/6/2019
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Shirley Graham, director of the Gender Equality Initiative in International Affairs, talks about the history of International Women’s Day, female peacekeepers and the Commission on the Status of Women.

Duration:00:12:59

What’s Keeping the Elliott School Dean Up at Night in 2019?

2/15/2019
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Elliott School Dean Reuben Brigety talks about Syria, climate change and what he’s hopeful for in 2019 in part two of our inaugural episode.

Duration:00:08:30

Global Issues Watchlist: an Interview with Elliott School Dean Reuben Brigety

1/31/2019
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What current events and issues should we be watching on the international stage in 2019? From Brexit to Russia, Elliott School Dean Reuben Brigety shares what he’s keeping an eye on this year in part one of our inaugural episode.

Duration:00:15:26