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New Book Says America Losing Its Credibility In The World

Under the Obama administration, America has pulled back from its long-time role of international leadership, and in doing so has antagonized its friends and emboldened its foes, according to a new book by SFS professor Robert Lieber.

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Elzbieta Gozdziak Publishes Book on Trafficked Children

Trafficked Children and Youth in the United States is the first book of its kind to be based on empirical research and focused solely on survivors of child trafficking in the United States, while acknowledging differences in age, gender, and circumstances.

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NATO: A Diplomatic Success Story, almost 70 Years Old

Kelly McFarland, Director of Programs and Research for the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, wishes a happy birthday to NATO in the “ISD Diplomatic Pouch blog,” celebrating the diplomatic creativity and foresight behind the dynamic and adapting organization.

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Meet Georgetown’s Holocaust grave hunter

The Washington Post highlighted the work of Father Patrick Desbois, the new holder of the Braman Endowed Professorship of the Practice of the Forensic Study of the Holocaust.

Michael Green

Michael Green On Leadership Trends in Modern Asia

Professor Michael Green was interviewed by the Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs to discuss ‘Makers of Modern Asia,’ the theme of a course he teaches on how leaders affect bilateral and multilateral dynamics in Asia and the U.S.

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GIWPS Releases Report “Private Sector Landscape Analysis of Nigeria: Empowering Women and Girls through Partnerships”

Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) and Accenture Federal Services released a study examining the effectiveness of private sector initiatives that support women and girls in Nigeria. The report, Private Sector Analysis of Nigeria: Empowering Women and Girls Through Partnerships, also includes recommendations for collaborating that will help strengthen individual programs.

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Dan Byman on Six Bad Options for Syria

Professor Dan Byman discusses the crossroads at which Syria and U.S. foreign policy have found themselves thanks to stalemate in Syria and attacks abroad in The Washington Quarterly.

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Bruce Hoffman and Dennis Ross Chosen As Winners Of 2015 Jewish Book Award

Professor Bruce Hoffman and Ambassador Dennis Ross had their books chosen as winners of the 2015 Jewish Book Awards. Hoffman’s book “Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle For Israel, 1917-1947” won the prize for Jewish Book of the Year and Ross’s book “Doomed to Succeed: The U.S.-Israel Relationship from Truman to Obama” won in the History category.