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September 19, 2019

Climate Change
UN Climate Talks

The 2019 UN Climate Action Summit follows years of international negotiations that have produced notable climate change accords, including the Kyoto Protocol and Paris Agreement. But leaders have so far failed to slow global temperature rise.

May 1, 2017

Politics and Government
Political Conventions and Foreign Policy

The quadrennial U.S. presidential nominating conventions are usually dominated by domestic themes. But they have at times been flavored by global economic concerns and national security threats, offe…

May 1, 2017

Iraq
The Iraq War

In March 2003, U.S. forces invaded Iraq vowing to destroy Iraqi weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and end the dictatorial rule of Saddam Hussein. When WMD intelligence proved illusory and a violent i…