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New Yorker: Pramila Jayapal on Biden

  • May 19, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

The leader of the Congressional Progressive Caucus says she's surprised how much she agrees with the president.

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Foreign Policy: Neri Zilber on the violence in Israel

  • May 14, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

There is something new and more alarming in this round of fighting.

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NYT: Emily Schultheis on the refugee who fought the far right

  • May 3, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

Alassa Mfouapon was falsely accused in the German media of starting a violent protest. So he went to court, and won.

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Foreign Policy: Matthew Chitwood on Sinicization and Hui Muslims

  • April 14, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

Signs of China's growing Islamophobia spread beyond the Uyghur minority.

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Newslines: Neri Zilber on Iran brinksmanship

  • February 26, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

Israeli intelligence officials acknowledge problems with a “maximum pressure” policy on Tehran.

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NYT: Emily Schultheis on Germany’s defensive democracy

  • February 19, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

The party in question, Alternative for Germany, is in a protracted dispute with German intelligence.

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Nicholas Schmidle to publish book on Virgin Galactic space program

  • February 2, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

New Yorker writer Nicholas Schmidle (ICWA fellow in Pakistan, 2006-2008) tells the story of the test pilots, engineers and visionaries behind Virgin Galactic’s campaign to build a space tourism company in his soon-to-be-released book Test Gods: Virgin Galactic and the Making of a Modern Astronaut. The Washington Post describes a previously unreported account of a

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Teen Vogue: Karina Piser on the community college crisis

  • January 27, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

Dropping enrollment during the pandemic is effectively closing a critical gateway for disadvantaged students.

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New York Magazine: Andrew Rice on reopening NJ schools

  • January 26, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

Affluent, liberal, suburban parents are demanding their children go back in school, now.

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New York Magazine: Pramila Jayapal on the Capitol assault

  • January 11, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

US Representative Jayapal speaks about surviving the siege with Rebecca Traister for The Cut.

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