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    • Citizen Security in El Salvador: Improving the Effectiveness of International Aid 

      Davis, Ashley; Fenimore, Kate; Fiedler, Dan; Greenstein, Janey; Hsu, Sherrie; Manuchehri, Mina; McKeon, Katherine; Phillips, Emily; Virtue, Alyssa; Walton, Katherine (2012)
      This policy report examines the ways in which the international aid community can better support the citizen security needs of the Central American people. El Salvador serves as an appropriate case study in this context, ...
    • Commission on Russian-American Relations 2010 

      Palekha, Nancy; Sumpter, Kate; Dominguez, Alexander; Hwang, Sungjoo; Zdanovskaya, Violetta; Houvener, Austin; Anderson, Jessica; Burse, Tomoko; Jenkins, Alexis; Butler, Krystle; Jordan, Laura; Williams, Vivica; Liebeskind, Emily; Saueressig, Whitney; Simcic, Ryan; Tilley, Aaron (2010)
    • Confronting Terrorism: A Strategy for U.S. Policy 

      Eaton, Hilary; Ihnot, Dagny; Karp, Nicola; Kato, Sakurako; Khalegi, Fahimeh; Kiani, Tehmoures; Kinion, Stephanie; Klaassen, Theresa; Land, Ema; McDorman, Camille; Memon, Samir; Midanik-Blum, Beth; Moore, Cameron; Strenge, Sena; Stephanova, Victoria; McKinley, Luke (2009)
    • Countering al-Qaeda’s Ideology: Re-assessing U.S. Policy Ten Years After 9/11 

      Bezovics, Alexander; Combs, Sam; Corigliano, Joseph; Frackelton, Gillian; Gracey, Linn; Humphrey, Jonathan; Jackson, Joelle; Jeffers, Alexander; Mendel, Juliana; Mincin, Grasilda; Muller, Peter; Nazari, Arya; Paulhus, Matthew; Radunovic, Vanja; Stone, Allison; van Hees, Annie; Wright, Matthew; Zipperer, Kristen (2011)
      The U.S. has made sweeping changes to its national defense strategic goals and objectives since 9/11. In response to the rise in prominence of al-Qaeda and it‘s extremist ideology, the U.S. established the Department of ...
    • Defense, Deficits, and Deployments: The Future of U.S. Military Policy 

      Beckett, Mike; Beers, Jessica; Emsky, Tyler; Hollenbeck, Dan; Johnsen, Gregory; Kaehler, Stefan; Kang, Jennifer; Laramie, Jordan; Nicks, Erika; Quint, Mark; Sweetser, Marcus; Thomas, Zhenni; White, Andrew; Winnie, Meagan (2012)
      America’s economic strength and military might go hand in hand. Each is indispensable to the other. Thus, in times such as the present when America’s deteriorating fiscal position requires swift and reasoned attention, it ...
    • Defense, Diplomacy and Development: Making a 3D Strategy Work in the Great Lakes Region of Africa 

      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 ...
    • Development Derailed: How to Put U.S. Foreign Aid Policy on a Better Track 

      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 ...
    • Empowering European Citizens: Challenges and the Road Ahead 

      Bauer, Kaitlyn; Carrizosa Peralta, Michelle; Edmiston, Paige; Faoro, Kate; Gyatso, Pema; Kantonen, Sarah; Kean, Annie; Klein, Janina; Lee, Josh; Loh, Stephanie; Lui, Peony; McKee, Lea; Merrick, Delaney; Smith, Lee; Talant, Dana; Walker, Alex; Wright, Stephanie (2013)
      The European Union makes frequent international headlines: the Eurozone crisis, environmental progress, and accession negotiations with Turkey are just some recent topics. However, what rarely makes headline news is the ...
    • End Game: Rethinking the War on Terror 

      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 ...
    • Equatorial North: Centering the Arctic in Global and Local Security 

      Brown, Michael; Cosford, Zoe; Dolph, Hannah; Dubiel, Charlotte; Guard, Charlotte; Ngoc, Ho; Moore, Steven; Shaw, Kevin; Sugarman, Max; Tam, Rachel; VanTulder, Nicolas; Vong, Binh (2013)
      As Canada prepares to chair the Arctic Council (2013-2015) now is both a strategic and essential time to reassess political, economic and social matters pertaining to the Arctic region. Frequently considered a barometer ...
    • Food Matters: U.S. Food Policy for the 21st Century 

      Alongi, Talia; Campbell, Heather; DeVaux, Dominique; Kauffman, Charles; Lönnberg-Hickling, Lea; MacKenzie, Madison; Moulton, Lindsey; Nguyen, Grant; Osegueda, Caitlin; Pollack, Alex; Sepler, Robert; Thapa, Raksha; Vrooman, Robert; Zemanek, Jillian; Zieske, Jillian (2012)
      Global food security today is on uncertain ground, with countries, organizations, and individuals still scrambling to respond to the 2007-08 food crisis. Global attention has been fixed on looming structural challenges ...
    • From International Supply Chains to Local Consumption: Eliminating Labor Trafficking from all Companies in Washington State 

      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; ...
    • From the Bottom Up Rethinking U.S. Development Assistance 

      Aaf, Ahmad; Arbogast, Stephanie; Belton, Sarah; Cunningham, Maddie; Harrison, Maura; Hur, Kang; Lau, Jessmin; Lozano, Jose; Madany, Johanna; McKenna, Madeleine; O’Leary, Alison; Oso, Yuko; Reed, Matt; Sandbloom, Chase; Setboonsarng, Chayut; Sherry, Justine (2009)
    • The Future of U.S. Democracy Promotion: Strategies for a Sustainable Fourth Wave of Democratization 

      Ahmed, Samia; Astengo, Michelle; Blum, Alexandra; Durkin, Annie; Glenn, Scott; Hasedžić, Semir; Lambert, David; Medina, Reemah; Nicholson, Kailyn; Oh, Grace; Rajić, Denis; Schaffer, Anna; Smith, Stephanie; Stockmann, Natalie; Thomas, Nathaniel; Voloshin, Rostislav; Warsame, Mohamud; Whitley, Daryl (2011)
      U.S. democracy promotion has come under scrutiny in the last two decades. The recent third wave of democratization in the 1990s and 2000s has come to an end, leading to a shift towards authoritarianism. Meanwhile, American ...
    • Human Rights in the Middle East and North Africa 

      Butler, Tiffany; Kaur, Auric; Adams, Robert; Ames, Erica; Bots, Blanka; Capobianco, Lauren; Chrisman, Daniel; Hooper, Sasha; Krebsbach, Kristine; Land, Michael; Lezzi, Ottavia; Morgen, Jacob; Song, Brandon; Tereby, Skye (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 ...
    • The International Criminal Court: Confronting challenges on the path to justice 

      Al-Fatatry, Eslam; Bray, Ally; Butters, Julie; Cho, Eunbi; Ferguson, Allie; Gilchrist, Ryan; Henshaw, Katie; Lee, Rebecca; Lin, Lummy; Marriott, Thea; Madison, Miller; Murdoch, Erika; Nunan, Heather; Nyland, Emma; Shay, Lily; Widjaya, Regina (2013)
      Since the Rome Statute entered into force in 2002, the International Criminal Court (ICC or the Court) has encountered many challenges, undermining its legitimacy and credibility in the international community. This report ...
    • Land and Livelihoods: NGOs, Conflict, and Extraction in Peru 

      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 ...
    • Managing Afghanistan’s Mineral Wealth: Can Afghanistan’s Mineral Wealth Be Used to Rebuild the Economy? 

      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 ...
    • Managing Decline in a Turbulent World: Designing a New Security Strategy for the European Union 

      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, ...
    • Managing Large Scale Marine Reserves: Policy Recommendations for the Global Legacy Ocean Campaign 

      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 ...