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Emigration fuels development—the view from southern Senegal

James Courtright

How one man’s journey to Europe 40 years ago inspired a community to seek a better future.

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War in Ukraine tests Greece’s commitment to US prioritiesWar in Ukraine tests Greece’s commitment to US priorities

War in Ukraine tests Greece’s commitment to US priorities

Steven Tagle
As an outgoing American ambassador leaves his mark.

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Syria’s young draft-dodgers migrate to IraqSyria’s young draft-dodgers migrate to Iraq

Syria’s young draft-dodgers migrate to Iraq

Joshua Levkowitz
Military desertion is draining the country of some of its remaining best and brightest.

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The roots of peace in southern SenegalThe roots of peace in southern Senegal

The roots of peace in southern Senegal

James Courtright
Why is the region relatively stable?

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