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By: Anna Rosa Schlechter (Guest Writer) More than a year ago, on May 8, 2018, the US withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action...

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By: Ilenia Pappalardo (Staff Writer) Last December, eight years after Bouazizi’s bold gesture, demand for better political and socio-economic conditions sparked a new wave of...

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By: Clara Knäpper Bohman (Guest Writer) In October 2017, thousands of women gathered in the Israeli Negev desert. For two weeks, Arabs, Jews, Christians, and...

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By: Benjamin Flaig (Guest Writer) If Likud, the party he chairs, gains the majority of the Knesset’s 120 seats, Netanyahu will be tasked with forming...

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By: Paula Jahn (Guest Writer) With international attention focused on the plight of Syria’s refugees, the misery of another displaced group who constitute the world’s...

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