Global Currents

ICWA fellows on a consequential year for democracy

  • January 30, 2024
  • Steven Tagle

Key elections are taking place in Asia, Latin America and Europe.

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Misapprehensions are blocking a resolution in Niger

  • August 30, 2023
  • Robert Coalson

With other West African countries taking sides in the standoff, insecurity in the region is rising to new levels.

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Local communities confront the new reality of climate change

  • July 19, 2023
  • Robert Coalson

Amid major heatwaves, ICWA fellows describe change and adaptation in Europe and Africa.

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After the Wagner mutiny, is Putin still Russia’s irreplaceable man?

  • July 1, 2023
  • ICWA

The mercenary group’s revolt raises more questions than answers, ICWA fellows say.

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Lessons from Afghanistan

  • October 12, 2021
  • Ian Bateson

Can the 1980s Soviet war help Americans understand how the US-led conflict should be remembered?

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Returning to Central America

  • August 6, 2021
  • Joel Millman

Former fellow Joel Millman revisits his old stomping ground three decades after major change swept the world.

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After Israel’s ‘extraordinary’ spring, what’s next?

  • June 18, 2021
  • Dan Peleschuk

Former ICWA fellow Neri Zilber lays out what matters most in the country’s evolving political drama.

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India’s foreign aid dilemma

  • May 7, 2021
  • Dan Peleschuk

The international community is eager to help the country emerge from its devastating second wave of Covid. But distributing supplies is proving challenging.

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Reframing the US immigration ‘crisis’

  • April 2, 2021
  • Dan Peleschuk

Both the nature and root causes of migration are misunderstood, former ICWA fellow Amelia Frank-Vitale says.

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Taking stock of Egypt’s failed revolution

  • February 24, 2021
  • Dan Peleschuk

Former ICWA fellow Jonathan Guyer reflects on the country’s authoritarian turn.

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