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Delani Wood

Big Week in the United States for Prime Minister Modi

Delani Wood, India Fellow

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a full agenda during his trip to the United States beginning in New York where he arrived Thursday. Modi addressed global leaders at a landmark United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on Friday where the new post-2015 development agenda was adopted. The agenda’s 15-year-goals include complete poverty eradication, zero hunger, […]

Ariana Welsh

Russia-Poland Relations Tense Amid “War of Monuments”

Ariana Welsh, Intern, East and Southeast Asia

In a statement to Polish broadcaster TVN24, Moscow’s envoy to Poland, Sergey Andreyev, claimed that Poland-Russia relations were at their worst since 1945. He blamed Poland, adding, “It’s not our fault. It’s the choice of the Polish side, which has frozen our political, as well as cultural contacts” (Reuters 1). Critical of Russia’s annexation of […]

Sehar Noor

FARC and Colombian Government Reach Historic Agreement

Sehar Noor, Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellow

In a landmark breakthrough, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) leader Timochenko reached an agreement overcoming the biggest obstacles to a peace agreement between the two parties. The negotiations, held in Cuba over the past three years, are expected to end the longest-running armed conflict in Latin America within […]


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