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Pakistan and India Spar Over Line of Control

By Gujari Singh Pakistan and India are continuing their verbal assault on each other concerning the so-called line of control (LOC), which is the disputed border between the two countries in Kashmir. The back and forth between the counties has … Continue reading

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FARC Negotiations in Colombia Halted by Kidnapping

By Allan J. Roberts In Colombia, tensions remain high between former President Álvaro Uribe and current President Juan Manuel Santos. After Santos’s release of negotiation details with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), Uribe responded with a scathing critique. … Continue reading

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Progress in Colombia with FARC Negotiations

By Allan Roberts More international attention is focused on Colombia’s violence and corruption as opposed to its excellent coffee and numerous emeralds. Since 1964, the rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), has been responsible for many of … Continue reading

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Overrating Privacy

by Echo Xie In the discussion of technology and social media, one thing always pops up: privacy. With every step we take to make our communication with each other easier and more seamless, there are always people standing on the … Continue reading

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Letter from Honduras: The Villatoro Case

by Rick Rockwell The case of Alfredo Villatoro, the assassinated journalist who headed the news operations at the country’s most popular radio network HRN, has galvanized the journalism community in Honduras.  (For more background on the case, please see:  “Honduras … Continue reading

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