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An Ambassador's Reflections on a Bloodbath | 03/07/14 Everyone knows of the 1984 genocide in Rwanda, when Hutus massacred Tutsis. But few have heard of the 1972 genocide in neighboring Burundi, when Tutsis slaughtered 80,000-210,000 Hutus. U.S. Ambassador Melady was an eyewitness. In this 1974 article, he discusses Burundi and other countries where hostile groups live side by side.
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2014 | 03/07/14
In honor of International Women's Day on March 8, we present a selection of Carnegie Council's resources from the past year. It features interviews with extraordinary, inspiring women from around the world, materials on overcoming violence against women, and thoughts on women and world peace.
Russia's Central Asian Workforce: Why are Xenophobia and Nationalism on the Rise? | 03/07/14 After the U.S., Russia is the second largest recipient of migrant labor in the world. And 80 percent of its migrants come from the former Soviet Union, many from countries in Central Asia. How are nationalism, xenophobia, and labor migration intersecting in Russia today? What is the role of the government and the media?
Rein in Ukraine's Neo-Fascists | 03/06/14 For a new government to succeed in Ukraine, it's important that the nation's neo-fascist, anti-Semitic, and anti-Russian parties are marginalized, writes David Speedie.
The Secret of Political Jiu-Jitsu | 03/05/14 "While oppression may appear to be a display of the government's power, skilled activists know that it's actually a sign of weakness."
Crisis in Ukraine: Crimean Stand-Off | 03/05/14 In the latest Security Bulletin, Russia expert Professor Nicolai Petro speaks from Odessa in southern Ukraine on the ongoing crisis, with a particular focus on the strategically vital Crimean Peninsula, home to Russia's Black Sea Fleet and to a substantial ethnic Russian population.
Global Governance | 03/05/14 The aim of this course is to provide students with a comprehensive overview of theoretical and practical challenges involved in the complex subject of global governance.
Religion, Modernity, and Democracy: Understanding Islam in Politics | 03/05/14 This course investigates the relationship between modernization, politics, and Islam in Muslim-majority countries from the end of World War II to the Arab Spring.