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Global Perspectives Blog

A Big Celebration for Two Small Countries

John C. Bersia, Special Assistant to the President for Global Perspectives, UCF

This year, the small countries of Barbados and Guyana are both celebrating 50 years of being independent. Both separated from the United Kingdom half a century ago, and ... Read More

Monkey Attack Sparks Deadly Clashes in Libya

John Derks, Intern, African Development

A pet monkey belonging to a shopkeeper from the Gaddadfa tribe attacked a schoolgirl, causing days of deadly tribal clashes in the city of Sabha in southern Libya. The ... Read More

UN Ambassador Proposes Arms Embargo on South Sudan

Laura Moeller, Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellow

The American Ambassador to the UN, Samantha Powers, proposed an arms embargo on South Sudan on Thursday (NYT). The U.S. position on an embargo shifted after UN Secretary-... Read More

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