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Benjamin Netanyahu

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Israel’s Netanyahu Facing Off Against the Supreme Court and Proposing to Limit Judicial Independence

The conflict between the Israeli Supreme Court and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is one of four ways that Israel’s democratic institutions, customs, and practices are endangered by the new government.
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Trip participants in the Basilica Cistern under the streets of Istanbul.

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The Culture of Eastern Orthodoxy: Byzantine Influences on Russia and Eurasia

In December of 2022, the Carmel Institute sponsored a class-trip to Istanbul for a group of students from American, Georgetown, and George Washington universities.
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Benjamin Netanyahu

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Four Ways Netanyahu’s New Far-Right Government Threatens Israeli Democracy

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government encompasses the most extreme right-wing and religious parties in Israel’s history. This coalition presents a major threat to Israel’s democratic institutions, customs, and practices.
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2023 Nigerian Election

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5 Elections to Watch in 2023 – What’s at Stake as Millions Head to the Ballot Box around the Globe

Global election experts provide insight into what is at stake in five key, consequential races in 2023.
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nato flag blue and white

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NATO's Place in the Climate Response

Does its new Strategic Concept set the right goals?
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Class stands for photo in front of Apollo 11 capsule

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Students tour renovated Air and Space Museum

Students tour the renovated Air and Space Museum's Destination Moon gallery and explore the Cold War's Race to the Moon proxy war.
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How 2022 Made History

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How 2022 Made History

SIS faculty lists the year's events that they believe will make it into future history books.
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Dr. Edele speaking to the audience with his book's table of contents on the screen.

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Dr. Mark Edele "Stalinism at War" book talk

Dr. Mark Edele explains the insights in his book "Stalinism at War: The Soviet Union in WWII."
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Solar panels in China

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How China's Commitment to Coercive Policies Guide Environment and Public Health

As China has risen to superpower status in recent years, the authoritarian government has been working overtime to extend its control and influence through environmental and public policies and international investments.
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NATO and Poland Flags

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Could Poland Demand NATO Act in Event of Russian Attack? An Expert Explains Article 4 and 5 Commitments

The risk of the conflict in Ukraine expanding further into Eastern Europe escalated on Nov. 15, 2022, with reports of a Russian-made missile straying into neighboring Poland.
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