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EA Special: Introducing the “Political Worldview” Podcast — The Islamic State and Gay Marriage Edition

    EA Special: Introducing the “Political Worldview” Podcast — The Islamic State and Gay Marriage Edition

PHOTO: Celebration at Dublin Castle as Ireland referendum supports gay marriage, May 23, 2015

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Africa Analysis: A Small Step for Peace in the Central African Republic

    Africa Analysis: A Small Step for Peace in the Central African Republic

PHOTO: Rebels of Séléka (the Coalition)

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South Sudan Analysis: Humanitarian Crisis and War With “No End in Sight”

    South Sudan Analysis: Humanitarian Crisis and War With “No End in Sight”

PHOTO: South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir (Reuters)

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Iraq Analysis: As Islamic State Takes Ramadi, A Decisive Battle Approaches

    Iraq Analysis: As Islamic State Takes Ramadi, A Decisive Battle Approaches

PHOTO: Families from Ramadi flee after Islamic State’s takeover of city (Reuters)

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Burundi Analysis: On The Brink of Civil War After A Coup Attempt

    Burundi Analysis: On The Brink of Civil War After A Coup Attempt

PHOTO: Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza (EPA/Yannick Tylle)

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Europe Analysis: What Britain Can Learn from Greece’s Euro-Sceptics

    Europe Analysis: What Britain Can Learn from Greece’s Euro-Sceptics

George Kyris of the University of Birmingham writes for The Conversation: The last few years have been remarkable for Greece’s

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Libya & Europe Analysis: What Should EU Do About Migrants at Sea?

    Libya & Europe Analysis: What Should EU Do About Migrants at Sea?

On Thursday, European Union leaders pledged extra ships, planes, and a tripling in funds for patrols of the Mediterranean, following

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Iran Analysis: Obama, the Supreme Leader, and the “Trust” to Deliver a Nuclear Deal

    Iran Analysis: Obama, the Supreme Leader, and the “Trust” to Deliver a Nuclear Deal

Nicholas J. Wheeler of the University of Birmingham’s Institute for Conflict, Cooperation, and Security writes for EA: Speaking at a

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Libya Analysis: 4 Years After the Revolution, A Country in Chaos

    Libya Analysis: 4 Years After the Revolution, A Country in Chaos

PHOTO: Claimed image of Islamic State fighters preparing to execute Ethiopians on a Libyan beach this week: Paul Jackson of

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Lebanon Feature: Helping the Wives of the “Disappeared” from the Civil War

    Lebanon Feature: Helping the Wives of the “Disappeared” from the Civil War

Christalla Yakinthou of the University of Birmingham has written a 34-page report for the International Center for Transitional Justice on

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US Analysis: A Clinton Win is Not A Victory for Women — It’s A Defeat for Political Opportunity

    US Analysis: A Clinton Win is Not A Victory for Women — It’s A Defeat for Political Opportunity

Helen Laville, Reader in American History at the University of Birmingham, writes a Birmingham Perspective: Hillary Clinton’s announcement that she

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