Foreign Policy Magazine14 min cititeInternational Relations
The End Of Hope In The Middle East
SUMMER ALWAYS SEEMS TO BE THE CRUELEST SEASON in the Middle East. The examples include the June 1967 war, Israel’s invasion of Lebanon in 1982, the hijacking of Trans World Airlines Flight 847 in 1985, Saddam Hussein’s invasion of Kuwait in 1990, and
Foreign Policy Magazine2 min cititePolitics
Change Agents Wanted. To Tackle Greatest Global Challenges
The Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver understands that the world's most vexing problems require solutions that cross different academic disciplines. In addition to traditional international affairs and public po
Foreign Policy Magazine15 min cititeInternational Relations
Why Europe Wins
SEVERAL MONTHS AGO, WHEN COVID_19 STRUCK EUROPE, headlines portrayed overflowing hospitals in Italy, policy mistakes in Britain and Sweden, mismanaged senior care in Belgium, and misbehaving youth in Spanish discos. Two months later—after European go
Foreign Policy Magazine3 min cititePsychology
Advice To Applicants: Showcase Professional Experiences To Demonstrate Your Value
Candidates for the Keough School of Global Affairs should highlight their professional experiences and demonstrate how this master's degree in global affairs would be a natural stepping-stone in their overall career plans. "Be candid and transparent
Foreign Policy Magazine9 min cititeDiscrimination & Race Relations
Feeling Like an Outcast
IN EARLY SEPTEMBER 2001, at the World Conference Against Racism in Durban, South Africa, Indian Dalit activists were desperately rallying support to get caste recognized as a manifestation of racism. The term Dalit, derived from the Sanskrit word for
Foreign Policy Magazine2 min cititePolitics
Looking For Passionate, Independent Minds In The European Union's Capital
Passion, curiosity, and independence are some of the key characteristics of successful applicants to the University of Kent's Brussels School of International Studies (BSIS). Admissions staff look for signs of these traits as they scrutinize motivati
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How Turkey’s Soft Power Conquered Pakistan
WHEN ESRA BILGIC, THE 27-YEAR-OLD STAR of the popular Turkish television drama Dirilis: Ertugrul (“Resurrection: Ertugrul”), posted a picture of herself in a bralette and blazer on Instagram, she couldn’t have anticipated the collective lamentation t
Foreign Policy Magazine2 min cititeInternational Relations
Service And Social Justice Drive The Mission In Washington, DC
When American University broke ground on its School of International Service (SIS) in 1957, President Dwight D. Eisenhower was on hand to make remarks. The 34th president, once an Army general, spoke often in those days about the need to "wage peace.
Foreign Policy Magazine8 min cititePolitical Ideologies
We’re Not in East Berlin Anymore
ANNE APPLEBAUM OPENS HER NEW BOOK, Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism, with a scene on the long winter night of Dec. 31, 1999, in a newly restored family house somewhere in the deep Polish countryside, where a big party is
Foreign Policy Magazine2 min cititePsychology
Degrees Designed To Prepare Graduates For Real-world Situations
George Mason University's Schar School of Policy and Government provides its students with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in the constantly changing international environment, now racked by a pandemic and fraught with conflict. Located
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Fatima Bhutto is a writer based in Pakistan. Her most recent books are The Runaways, a novel, and New Kings of the World, a nonfiction reportage on global popular culture. Yashica Dutt is a writer based in New York and the author of the memoir Coming
Foreign Policy Magazine6 min cititeWorld
Persian Yearnings
WHEN THE MOSSAD SPY AND COMPUTER HACKER TAMAR RABINYAN slips into Iran on a mission to help demolish its nuclear program, she’s on familiar ground. Chased in the Israeli television thriller Tehran through the Iranian capital’s gritty alleys and marke
Foreign Policy Magazine2 min cititePsychology
Mid-career Program Delivers Diverse Global Expertise And Academic Rigor
At Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, global professionals working across sectors converge in an educational environment rich in real-world experience. The Executive Master of International Relations (EMIR) progra
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Books In Brief
CHARLES A. KUPCHAN, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 464 PP., $29.95, OCTOBER 2020 U.S. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP’S BRAND OF “AMERICA FIRST” ISOLATIONISM has, over the past four years, repelled much of the foreign-policy establishment and horrified U.S. allies
Foreign Policy Magazine2 min cititePsychology
Key To Admissions Success: Network. Be Open To New Opportunities
Candidates for the Executive Master of Global Affairs and Management (EMAGAM) program at Arizona State University's Thunderbird School of Global Management should tap their recent work experience to illustrate how they have acclimated to the ongoing
Foreign Policy Magazine6 min cititePoverty & Homelessness
Don’t Believe the Hype. Wealth Taxes Are Nothing New.
IN JULY, A GROUP OF 83 OF THE WORLD’S RICHEST PEOPLE calling itself Millionaires for Humanity urged governments to increase taxes on them to help deal with the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. Their idea, the latest version of a wealth ta
Foreign Policy Magazine5 min cititePolitics
Macky Sall A Man with a Vision for Africa’s Development
Macky Sall has been at the head of Senegal since 2012. Since taking office, he has strived to implement large-scale infrastructure projects, defined in line with a medium-and long-term economic and social policy, set out in the Emerging Senegal Plan
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Searching For Excellence, Tenacity, And A Sincere Commitment To Public Service
Princeton University's School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) cultivates graduates who will construct a more inclusive and equitable world. When building its student community, the school looks for excellence, diversity, and a dedication t
Foreign Policy Magazine5 min cititeWorld
The Steady Erasure of Dissent
THE KNOCK AT THE DOOR CAME ONE MORNING IN JULY for Xu Zhangrun. The Beijing-based legal scholar had long anticipated such a day would come, writing more than once that an essay might be his last and keeping a fresh change of clothes by the door of hi
Foreign Policy Magazine2 min cititeComputers
Africa’s Hub For Business And Investment
Firmly established as the business and cross-border investment hub of choice for Africa, Mauritius has one of the continent’s most dynamic economies. Between 2015 and 2019, its gross domestic product (GDP) rose by an average 3.8% a year. Foreign dire
Foreign Policy Magazine2 min cititePsychology
Languages And Social Awareness Combine To Train New Global Leaders
Successful candidates for the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University have advanced knowledge of at least one world language and are committed to a multidisciplinary approach to studying international affairs-o
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The Year the Music Died
PERHAPS NO OTHER SECTORS have been hit as hard by the coronavirus pandemic as those that enrich and entertain us. Concert halls are closed, museums are gathering dust, and cinemas are insolvent. If your favorite sports team is playing at all, it is i
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Energizing Mauritius’ Economic Progress
As Mauritius’ economy advances, so does its need for electricity: by 2030, the population of around 1.2 million is expected to consume over 600MW at peak times, a steep climb from 2019’s figure of 500MW. That year, 78% of Mauritius’ electricity was g
Foreign Policy Magazine2 min cititePsychology
A La Carte Offerings Give Students Choices Throughout The University
The Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs is small by design-about 30 MA in Global Affairs students and a handful in the Master of Advanced Study (MAS) program. Students graduate from the close-knit school with connections to colleagues throughou
Foreign Policy Magazine6 min cititeGender Studies
Let’s Make Women’s Power Culturally Acceptable
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO THIS SEPTEMBER, delegates from 189 countries descended on Beijing to participate in the United Nations’ Fourth World Conference on Women. This meeting was notable for many reasons, not least because it was, at the time, the larg
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A World in Counterfeit
IVORY IS TOUGH AND STRONG. It glows like silk, it glows in rings, and it glows when held up to the light. It can be scraped to translucent thinness, but the machining processes of turning and carving push the material to its limits. If you go too far
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Program Directory
UC San Diego, School of Global Policy and Strategy Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies University of Notre Dame, Keough School of Global Affairs Virginia Te
Foreign Policy Magazine5 min cititePolitics
Why France Should Stop Worshipping Voltaire
WHEN A STATUE OF FRANÇOIS_MARIE AROUET was dramatically removed from outside the Académie Française in Paris this August, it was by no means only members of the far-right who expressed their outrage. On the contrary, self-styled moderates of all poli
Foreign Policy Magazine1 min cititePsychology
Successful applicants to international affairs graduate programs this unusual year must not only have a strong academic record and a passion for a global careerthey also must demonstrate a commitment to public service and to "the formidable task of r
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