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The Study of The Syrian Refugee Crisis in the Context of Turkey

Trip Summary: YIRA Winter 2016 International Trip to Istanbul, Ankara, and Izmir, Turkey During our 11-days stay at Turkey, we had the incredible opportunity to meet all those involved in the care of Syrian refugees and of […]

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The Persistence of the FARC Conflict

This comment is a continuation of the YIRA Winter 2016 International Trip Group’s Bogotá, Colombia Trip Summary. The persistence of the FARC conflict in Colombia is in itself fascinating. When we think about attempted revolutions and […]

Peace Negotiation: A Reflection

This comment is a continuation of the YIRA Winter 2016 International Trip Group’s Bogotá, Colombia Trip Summary. “Si los árboles hablaran todo lo que ven, no existiría la impunidad”- Noris Ascanio. In the heart of the […]

Understanding the Peace Processes in Colombian Society

This comment is a continuation of the YIRA Winter 2016 International Trip Group’s Bogotá, Colombia Trip Summary. The research conducted during our visit to Bogotá taught me about the space that the peace process occupies in […]

Understanding and Reinterpreting Colombian Stereotypes

This comment is a continuation of the YIRA Winter 2016 International Trip Group’s Bogotá, Colombia Trip Summary. A number of stereotypes regarding Latin America continue to endure in the consciousness of the United States and many […]

The Underlying Ideology of the FARC

This comment is a continuation of the YIRA Winter 2016 International Trip Group’s Bogotá, Colombia Trip Summary. Learning more about the FARC’s underlying ideology was particularly compelling, as the FARC is essentially the only modern pure-Marxist […]

Military Capacity of the Fuerzas Revolucionarias Armadas de Colombia ( ...

This comment is a continuation of the YIRA Winter 2016 International Trip Group’s Bogotá, Colombia Trip Summary. Starting in the mid-1960s, several leftist guerilla groups, including the Fuerzas Revolucionarias Armadas de Colombia (FARC), the Ejército de […]

Bogotá, Colombia Trip Summary

Entitled “The Colombian Peace Process: A Human Rights Perspective,” our trip sought to grapple with the peace accords between the Colombian government of Juan Manuel Santos and the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) within the […]

The Short-sightedness of America’s Pivot to Asia

The United States’ China containment policy is a robust one. American troop deployments run the length of the Western Pacific, with soldiers from Paju on the Korean Peninsula to Darwin in Australia’s Northern Territory. Naval and […]

Letter from the Editors (Vol. 6, Issue 2)

Dear Reader: It is with great pleasure that we present to you the 2015-16 Winter Issue of The Yale Review of International Studies. We’re proud to continue and renew our commitment to providing the best possible […]

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