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Destroyed House, by Ibrahem Qasim

The media is failing to tell the full story, and that's part of the problem.

Science!, by Quinn Dombrowski

The biggest existential threats, such as climate change and pandemics, are best tackled through science diplomacy.

Trump, by IoSonoUnaFotoCamera

Even if Trump loses the presidency, the damage to U.S. image abroad remains.

Iraq School, by Angie Johnston

Despite working closely with Iraq against the Islamic State, the U.S. is still regarded with suspicion.

Home Secretary Theresa May, by DFID

What can Theresa May learn from Mao Zedong?

Can the U.S. Actually Defeat ISIS?, by Day Donaldson

Challenging ISIS has little to do with decreasing their number of Twitter followers.

Latinidades – Festival da Mulher Afro Latino Americana e Caribenha 2013, by Cultura de Red

Rap, once disdained in Cuba for its American origins, is being appropriated by the state to push a pro-party line. But the state would win more by allowing artists to work freely.

Hijabi in front of a mosque in Cairo

The billions spent in educating Saudi women will be another country’s gain.

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