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At a Fork in the Road: Will Libya Succeed or Perish?

March 26, 2014 Host: The Middle East Institute Event: Assessing Libya’s Transition Speakers: Ambassador David Mack, Adjunct Scholar, the Middle East Institute Dr. Karim Mezran, Senior Fellow, the Atlantic Council Dr. Frederic Wehrey, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace … Continue reading

26. March 2014 by Will Houstoun
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An Untapped Workforce: More Should Be Done to Employ Refugees

November 22, 2013 Host: Migration Policy Institute Event: A Conversation with the UN Deputy Commissioner for Refugees Speaker: T. Alexander Aleinikoff On November 22 the Migration Policy Institute invited Alexander Aleinikoff, UN Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees, to discuss the … Continue reading

23. November 2013 by Will Houstoun
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Managing Natural Disasters, Protecting Endangered Species, And Enhancing Our Knowledge: Proof That Drones Can Do Good

November 19, 2013 On January 23, 2009, three days after his historic inauguration, President Barack Obama ordered his first tactical strike via an Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)—better known as a “drone.” Since then, “drone strikes” have become the United States’ … Continue reading

21. November 2013 by Will Houstoun
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