Young Leaders Creating Big Change
There is plenty going on in today’s world and things are changing quickly everyday. From poverty to… [more]
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Voices From Our Network …
By Alex Tuai. Nine days ago in a captivating match Germany beat Argentina and won the 2014 World Cup by a single decisive point. As the estimated 600,000* visitors return home hundreds more fly to Fortaleza to begin the 2014 BRICS (a moniker coined by Jim O’Neill in 2008 and changed in 2010 to … [Read More...]
By Alex Beck. As mentioned in the previous AIDemocracy article on South Sudan, the United Nations’ peacekeeping activities are currently providing badly needed security and shelter for civilians in UN refugee camps. This is, of course, a vital function that is essential for the survival of … [Read More...]
By Virginia Cady. In March the U.S. State Department and USAID released a joint Strategic Plan for 2014-2017. This article is the second in a series of five on each of the main strategic goals outlined in the 2014-2017 plan. Strategic Goal 2: Strengthen America’s foreign policy impact on our … [Read More...]
By Ani Hakobyan. With the recent annexation of the Russian-majority Crimea, comes the fear that most, if not all, members of the former Soviet Union are asking themselves, “are we next?” This, of course, is referring to the worry that areas of certain countries in the former Soviet Union will … [Read More...]
By Lauren Shin. After three unsettling months of little progress made in investigating the Nigerian schoolgirl kidnappings, 63 school girls managed to escape on the July 3rd and 4th. These students snuck away while their captors were caught in the midst of a chaotic attack in Damboa … [Read More...]
By Zander Farrow. “Battlefields have changed and technology has evolved”*. Speaking at the National Defense University in May 2013, President Obama emphasized the need to employ advanced military technology in order to effectively engage terrorism on a global scale. Enemy combatants hide in caves … [Read More...]
By Alen Amini. US-Iranian Relations: Why it Matters American-Iranian relations are slowly improving --especially after the election of President Hassan Rouhani and the subsequent end to the presidency of unpopular demagogue, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad-- and it is crucial for Middle Eastern stability, … [Read More...]