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2016

December 28, 2016
The use of signature strikes where the identities of those targeted and killed are unknown… is particularly problematic because it is...
UN General Assembly summit on the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals
December 15, 2016
Although significant progress has occurred vis-à-vis the Millennium Development Goals, the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals still...
Thomas Nast political cartoon, 1870: "Throwing Down the Ladder by Which They Rose"
December 8, 2016
The old Greek tension between racial nativism and egalitarianism is the unsolvable riddle on which we have built our political world....
December 6, 2016
The ordering of intimacy is at the center of the political-theological struggles that have been shaking the Muslim world for half a...
South Asian child is tested for malnutrition
December 1, 2016
...including nutrition in a rights-based framework is critical to ensuring that marginalized and vulnerable segments of the population...
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán
November 29, 2016
It is unsurprising that Orbán and Hun Sen, as well as Duterte (who has made friends with China and recently described Obama in...
painting by Matthew Eliot Kolodziej
November 25, 2016
Absent fundamental internal reform of the democracies and the pooling of their immense but scattered human and material resources, the...
November 22, 2016
This tragic election reminds us that we have a responsibility to incorporate engaged social science in global studies, and that rumors...
the author interviews a Syrian Kurdish refugee
November 17, 2016
The rise throughout the world of right-wing religious movements, many of them strident, some of them lethal, are one sign of the...
PEGIDA supporters hold up 'Trump is Right' sign at march
November 15, 2016
The haunting uncertainty is whether the likely incivility of the Trump presidency will decisively darken the political destiny of the...
Palestinian journalist Abeer Ayyoub
November 10, 2016
Without the women who work in the “local” context, ostensibly “global celebrities” like Logan and Amanpour would not be able to do...
Stone Sculpture
October 1, 2016
The combination of Global Studies and world history can yield stronger interpretations of history, better contemporary analysis, and...