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Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies

Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies

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  • Bennett, Kate; Casson, Simon; Keith, Shelby; Liu, Yang; Minge, Emily; Philip, Evan; Pieris, Alex; Pothoven, Meredith; Weigelt, Aila; Muncaster, Felicia; James, Tom; Moses, Lauren (2015)
    Over the course of just a few generations, man has gained for the first time the ability to change the oceans – harnessing technologies that allow intensive marine extraction and dramatically increasing anthropogenic ...
  • Block, Ana Alice; Vielbig, Emma; Zukic, Amela; Koval, Helena; Pollack, Zara; Situ, Irene; Rachko, Westley; Shukurov, Akhmed; Tibebe, Lissan; Nureña, Rocío; Victor, Sydney; Montgomery, Margaret; Burns, Kate; Zhang, Mengwei Cindy; Forsyth, Alison; Priddy, Sarah (2015)
    Recent estimates suggest that there are 21 million people who are victims of human trafficking, forced labor, and slavery around the world. Of those 21 million, private individuals or enterprises exploit 19 million victims; ...
  • Arbaugh, Philip; Lee, Stacia; Akerblom, Lars Adam; Archer, Kendall; Barcelona, Wendy; Buckner, Lisa; Busch, Brett; Davis, Natalie; Dunn, Jennifer; Jackson, Elizabeth; Johnson, Nicholas; Joseph, Lavina; Kim, Rina; Lake, Devin; Ortiz, Melani; Pieratt, Nathan; Sampson, Stephanie (2015)
    There are three central subdivisions to American foreign policy: diplomacy, defense, and development aid. Both defense and diplomacy are housed in cabinet-level departments – the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department ...
  • Kim, Eun Seon (Jessica); Maeda, Kasumi; Larson, Shanna; Fox, Simon; Mahboub, Emma; Solis, Jason; Trujillo-­Lindstrom, Jasper; Einbinder, Nicole; Foster, Sarah; Lee, Vincent (2015)
    During winter quarter of 2015, this task force within the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington set out to document the story of two civil war era massacres in El Salvador; Las ...
  • Caetano, Thomas; Caren, Rachel; Bersentes, Ryan; Denga, Patricia; Easter, Adam; Mellinger, Jessica; O'Neill, Devon; Sirotkin, Igor; Smith, Michael Lane; Wan, Xiangjun; Wong, Sara; Yu, Sarah (2015)
    From 2005 to 2009, the US Geological Survey performed a series of remote sensing surveys in Afghanistan in an attempt to quantify the nation’s mineral resource potential. Their findings stand to significantly transform the ...
  • Carlson, Olivia; Qiu, Shirley; Batsaikhan, Altantsetseg; Davis, Grant; DeLorenzo, Jordan; Ingalls, Rebekah; Katsiouleris, Andrianna; Martin, Kyle; Moreno, Joe; Nelson, Audrey; Northrup, Andrew; Song, Alex; Tan, Rachel; Templeton, McKenzie; Walsh, Joey (2015)
    Examining the events that occurred over a decade ago in Tambogrande, Piura - notable for its successful community-led revolt against a large mining corporation - allows for retrospection on Oxfam America’s past efforts ...
  • Butler, Tiffany; Kaur, Auric (2015)
    Ever since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, there have been complaints that the Declaration is not culturally sensitive. In 1981, a group of Islamic scholars proposed the Universal Islamic ...
  • Fan, Shiling; Golan, Shahar; Guo, Ji; Kaur, Dilpreet; Lim, Helen; Kim, Jaehyung; Kim, Taehee; Knudson, Tyler; Lee, Matthew; Park, Jay-Kwon; Reuben, Aviva; Wang, Kela; Chan, Bridget; Truitt, Jack; Wagnon, Sean; Newman, Zoe (2015)
    Background: Abuses against local populations by US military members stationed in the Republic of Korea (ROK) and Okinawa, Japan have complicated regional diplomatic agendas and security relationships. The initial raison ...
  • Woods, Shelby (2014)
    The Greek sovereign debt crisis has required multiple controversial bailouts, austerity measures that have caused Greek citizens to riot in the streets, and tense political negotiating in the eurozone. However, it is only ...
  • Anderson, Libby; Auster, Michelle; Caster, Tessa; Charoni, Jennifer; Clinkenbeard, Peter; Fitzpatrick, Marina; Larsen, Erin; MacKenzie, Colin; Mayer, Megan; Phan, Linda; Regan, Maeve; Schroeder, Katherine; Theisen, Tarra; Yoshioka, Natsuki; Young, William (2014)
    While a focus on pandemic preparedness is important, it does not address long term solutions to outbreak. In our highly globalized world, massive inequalities shape an environment in which preparedness benefits those of ...
  • Beeders, Jacob; Ceballos, Rutger; Cooper, Magdalena; Heckert, Benjamin; Keeble, Camian; Maniraho, Karen; McLeod, Bevin; Meharry, Adriana; Minkina, Yelizaveta; Qudsi, Jwanah; Jwanah, Zachary; Sidlinger, Gregory; Sirikupt, Chonlawit; Valencia, Fabian; Walker, Simon; Wickstrom, Claire (2014)
    The United States is currently engaged in one the longest and costliest wars in its history. In the thirteen years since the devastating attacks on 9/11, the United States has waged war against al Qaeda and ideology of ...
  • Anderson, Lily; Bar-Sela, Gil; Bertram, Wanda; Brauer, Kell; Chouery, Alexis; Donato, Rebecca; Eng, Melanie; Gallagher, Patrick; Holmberg, Trenton; Hubbard, Winthrop; Jimenez, Veronica; Lam, Bryan; Maggioncalda, Daniel; Ramshaw, Amanda; Rumpf, Anna; Wang, Annie (2014)
    Though no complex framework is needed to gauge the grave human costs brought about by three years of conflict in Syria, the crisis itself has been driven by a complex of motivations and interests across multiple systemic ...
  • Hernan, Quincy; Johnson, Louisa; Langevin, Clara; Greenberg, Adrienne; Kane, Ann; Bark, Da Som; Charamand, Natalia; DeRitis, Nick; Hur, Jinhee; Jacob, Fatihah; Karstetter, Andrea; Nicolaisen, Fanny; Oppelt, Hailey; Snyder, Martha; Yousuf, Aya (2014)
    This report focuses on three primary themes within the international refugee regime and identifies gaps in protection for Convention as well as non-Convention forced migrants. The first, solidarity, refers to the uneven ...
  • Coney, Sarah; Stoykova, Nikolina; Swarthout, Kailyn; Ashmore, Allison; Barker-Aderem, Zoe; Gould, Kelly; Gurian, Davita; Kamdani, Syailendra; Nguyen, Khiem; Ouyang, Mengqin; Reeder, Monica; Snyder, Rebecca; Tam, Stephanie; Vyhnanek, Emily; Wang, Chieh-Hsi; Wietecha, Ola (2014)
    The shale oil revolution of the early twenty-first century has placed the United States at one of its most pivotal points in recent history with regards to energy policy. The production boom in 2008 led to an increase ...
  • Aflalo, Vanessa; Altamirano, Yolanda; Backman, Carly; Barbour, Amy Marie; Bazemore, Cole; Campbell, Grace; Capeloto, Sam; Cizek, Blake; Clark, Kelli; Elgabalaway, Nora; Gonzales, Emily; Hamp, Lea; Healow, Stephanie; Novatcheva, Elli; Mwendar, Annah; Smith, Caleb; Warner, Harrison (2014)
    This Task Force report will tackle the immense, but clearly attainable goal of eliminating extreme poverty by 2030, addressing the ways in which USAID is working to end extreme poverty around the world. Through research ...
  • Galloway, Travis; Garbe, Katherine; Gregory, Joshua; Hoffman, Tucker; Loustau, Justin; Rutherford, Mark; Stack, Daniel; Stevens, Jared; Sun, Wenze; Wambold, Adam; Zollars, Riley (2014)
    The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) currently being negotiated between the United States and the European Union stands to be the largest free trade agreement ever created. The comprehensive trade and ...
  • Eissinger, Naomi; Enos, Philippe; Fenno, Gregory; Firoozi, Yasamine; Golomb, Michael; Guillory, Daniel; Harsch, Rina; Hubbell, Sophie; Klein, Joelle; Muilenburg, Cassandra; Nolan, Shannon; Speckhardt, Anja; Turin Sanchez, Fernando; Yoo, Ji Soo (2014)
    The European Union is at a turning point in its approach vis-à-vis security and international relations. The 2003 European Security Strategy (ESS) laid out a vision for the EU as an important player on the global stage, ...
  • Beck, Rachel; Coppernoll-Houston, Carl; Csibrány, Miklós; Hoang, Kimberly; Kuehl, Alexander Leo; Duggan, Orláith; Khusainov, Danel; Kim, Su Min (Alana); MacDonald, Katherine; Mullen, Patrick; Passmore, Taylor; Robbins, Claire; Roberts, Conor; Wight, Richard (Dusty) (2013)
    Displayed on roadside billboards and monuments across Central Asia are the words “white road” (ақ жол), wishing countrymen and travelers a safe journey as they traverse the vast, harsh terrain. Pronounced “Aq Jol” in Kazakh ...
  • Alstrom, Sara; Butterfield, Elise; Chun, Calla; Dow, Bill; Flott, Grace; Gommeaux, Camille; Hansen, Tjos; Hickner, Nate; Kachscovsky, Chloe; Kaui, Kika; Lee, Kevin; O'Meara, John B. F.; Ragueneau, Marine; Reyes, Ramiro; Sarosa, Adi; Hallie, Scott (2013)
    Rio de Janeiro is infamous for violence. In many of the city’s large, informal settlements known as favelas, violent drug gangs have ruled with impunity while corrupt police officers contribute to distrust of formal ...
  • Barrett, Hunter; Brenton, Tyler; Dadlani, Rebecca; Dedo, Daniel; Donovan-Smith, Orion; Ernst, Sarah; Jackson, Kirk; Keith, Shannon; Louie, Mariah; Parker, Eric; Patel, Sukhie; Ray, Kellen; Sarkis, Jared; Strader, Madison; Stauch, Sarah; Weaver, Emily (2013)
    The eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been the site of cyclical violence for years and, as a result, the country has failed to become a developed member of the international community. The International Rescue ...

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