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Thinking Aloud: ISIS, What the Europeans, Americans, and Iranians Can Agree On

Aug. 16, 2014 by Darius  ISIS has a knack for bringing people together.  Unfortunately for ISIS, this usually entails people coming together to oppose ISIS.  This week, as ISIS fighters moved into Kurdish regions of Iraq, a truly impressive array … Continue reading

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Thinking Aloud: “The Syrian Conflict’s Foreign Fighters,” Part II

June 1, 2014 by Darius  [As the Syrian conflict continues to metastasize beyond its borders, international security concerns are also on the rise.  Two days ago, I saw two panels discuss “The Syrian Conflict’s Foreign Fighters: Concerns at Home and Abroad.”  … Continue reading

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Thinking Aloud: “The Syrian Conflict’s Foreign Fighters,” Part I

May 31, 2014 by Darius  As the Syrian conflict continues to metastasize beyond its borders, international security concerns are also on the rise.  Yesterday, I saw two panels discuss “The Syrian Conflict’s Foreign Fighters: Concerns at Home and Abroad.”  Today, … Continue reading

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News You Really Need To See: “Dutch Eurosceptic Wilders and France’s Le Pen Unite”

“Dutch Eurosceptic Wilders and France’s Le Pen Unite” BBC, Nov. 13, 2013 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-24924372 “The Eurosceptic Dutch politician Geert Wilders and French National Front (FN) leader Marine Le Pen have launched what they call an ‘historic’ alliance for next year’s European … Continue reading

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News You Really Need To See: “Why It’s Hard to Make an Ethically Sourced Smartphone”

“Why It’s Hard to Make an Ethically Sourced Smartphone” Bloomberg Businessweek, September 20, 2013 http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-09-20/why-its-hard-to-make-an-ethically-sourced-smartphone “A Dutch startup called Fairphone has just unveiled what is being heralded as ‘the world’s first ethically-sourced smartphone.’  That’s supposed to mean the company’s supply … Continue reading

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News You Really Need To See: “Netherlands Apology for Indonesia 1940s Killings”

“Netherlands Apology for Indonesia 1940s Killings” BBC News, Sept. 12, 2013 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24060913 “The Netherlands has made a formal public apology for thousands of summary executions carried out by Dutch troops in its former colony of Indonesia.  Dutch ambassador to Indonesia … Continue reading

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Thinking Aloud: “The World That Trade Created”

Dec. 18, 2012 by Darius Quick:  where were the first modern factories, and what did they produce? I just finished reading The World That Trade Created:  Society, Culture, and the World Economy, 1400 to the Present by Kenneth Pomeranz and … Continue reading

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