How Digital Communities Cope: Cyber-vigilantism Following the Boston M ...

On April 15th, 2013, two men and two pressure cooker bombs shook Boston to its core. One of Boston’s most treasured traditions, the Boston Marathon, had been marred by a terror attack that left the city […]

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Unity of Command or Unity of Effort? Humanitarian civil-military coope ...

Introduction The inception of the Global War on Terror after the Sept. 11 attacks ushered in a new era of humanitarian civil-military cooperation (CIMIC). The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were accompanied by a strategic shift […]

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Ideology through Subliminal Propaganda: A Critique of Portrayals of Pa ...

Introduction Rarely are there issues more contentious than the modern question of Palestine and Israel. One can find a plethora of media sources concerning Israel and Palestine, ranging in breadth and depth from history books to […]

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Refugees and Asylum Seekers in the United Kingdom’s Healthcare Syste ...

Introduction The United Kingdom (UK) houses one of the most developed public healthcare systems in the industrialized world. Its services are free at the point of need for more than 58 million UK permanent residents, a […]

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Globalization: Influences of Economic Dependence on American, Chinese, ...

Trading is easier than ever before. The rate at which global populations have been growing is far greater than at any point in the past. Through the advent of more advanced communication and transportation technology, our […]

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Understanding US-Pakistan Relations: In ...

Husain Haqqani is former Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States (2008–2011). He is currently Senior Fellow and Director for South and Central Asia at the Hudson Institute and …

The Myth of Microfinance

The myth of microfinance is powerful. The idea that providing small loans to people in poverty will alleviate their conditions both satisfies our longing to be more altruistic …

Book Reviews

The Sword Also Means Cleanness

Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly, and the Making of the Modern Middle East. By Scott Anderson. Doubleday, 2013, 592 pp. $28.95. It begins with his eyes, “light blue and …

Review: China Airborne by James Fallows

With a recent glut of books from political commentators attempting to explore the modern Chinese economy, China Airborne by James Fallows stands out for its unique industry-specific focus. James Fallows, a …

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