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Transatlantic Exchanges: No Better Investment in the Future

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The U.S.-European partnership is central to addressing problems requiring a global response. The commitment of young people to transatlantic problem-solving will depend in large part on their personal experience. There is no better way to inform young people and to make a life-lasting impression than through exchange programs.

Armenia: a Road to the Wild Side

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For the small landlocked country of Armenia, it is critical to reassess the ways it has utilized its natural wealth. Whether it is for promoting commerce, the travel industry, or increasing the country's soft power, Armenia has much untapped potential. 

CIA Torture Report Creates Few Ripples Across the Pond

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The Senate's revelations don't pose much risk of a rupture in transatlantic ties.  Instead, the most common reaction was to praise the report as a sign of American transparency and accountability—two of the values meant to bind the West together—while many European statesmen have so far avoided saying anything at all.

Gambian Officials Prize Homophobia Over Foreign Aid

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Gambian president Yahya Jammeh is relishing his newfound recognition as Africa's most antigay head of state, taking a pass on millions in foreign aid in order to keep his new 'jail the gays' law.
 

Don't Go Soft on Putin

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Russia under President Vladimir Putin doesn't rely much on soft power to get its way abroad, in the same way it doesn't do much liberal democracy at home. It does, however, do manipulation, and Europe is only just waking up to how much and how well.

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