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Students Try to Make Sense of Uncertain World at Summit

by Una Hardester Think Magazine February 20, 2007 On January 11 and 12, the Stanley Foundation, in collaboration with Americans for Informed Democracy (AID), hosted a summit for young global leaders entitled, “Leveraging US Strength in an Uncertain World,” in Muscatine, Iowa. The event was directed at leaders on university ...

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U.S.-Islamic world panel urges open dialogue on Iran

by Mary E. O’Leary, Register Topics Editor New Haven Register 02/20/2007 NEW HAVEN — An open dialogue between the people of Iran and the United States is the only way to keep the war in Iraq from spilling into Iran and furthering the aims of al-Qaida. That point was emphasized ...

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Straight Talk, Across Borders

by Nicole Allan New Haven Independent February 20, 2007 Seth Green, seated in the Yale Law School, smiled at students in Jordan. He looked at a TV screen, spoke into a microphone, and answered their questions about the views of students here about Islam — and received answers to American ...

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Week promotes poverty awareness: UA programs support week with five events

by Meghan Menard The Crimson (University of Alabama) 02/20/2007 An estimated 100 sleeping bags will surround Denny Chimes from 8:30 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday as people gather for the Grate American Sleep-Out to raise awareness of worldwide homelessness, said Whitney Clearman, coordinator of Hunger and Homelessness Week. The ...

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Climate Change and Social and Cultural Rights

The Arctic is melting away, and with it the way of life of the Inuit peoples of the Arctic circle. Animal migration patterns and numbers are changing, winters are becoming shorter and warmer, and rising sea levels are forcing whole villages to relocate to higher ground. In short, it is ...

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The Transatlantic Divide: Part I

Crossing the New Transatlantic Divide: Fighting anti-Americanism in Europe and anti-Europeanism in America. Part I. A Bewildered Ambassador While living in Europe during the fall academic semester of 2006, I did quite a bit of traveling on my own, especially to Ireland, the country where I spent most of my ...

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Student attends global warming conference

by R.J. Turner TODAY (CSU-Pueblo) February 19, 2007 On Nov. 4, CSU-Pueblo biology/chemistry major Jessica Viges, 25, attended the Young Global Leaders Summit in Ft. Collins, Colo. The conference topic: global warming. It was held on the CSU campus and sponsored by an organization known as Americans for Informed Democracy ...

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