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Area Nonprofit Wants To Help Young People Become Global Citizens

About 11 percent of Kentucky students in grades K-12 were enrolled in a foreign language course in 2014-15. That’s according to the American Council of International Education. That statistic is one of the reasons a local organization wants to get more high school students in the commonwealth to become more globally competent. The World Affairs […]

Op Ed: Diplomacy Is the Only Option with North Korea

by Thomas Graham Jr. This article originally appeared in U.S. News and World Report. The great Cold Warrior and international negotiator Ambassador Paul Nitze once said to me “Whenever I enter one of these negotiations (U.S.-Soviet nuclear arms negotiations) I try to imagine the narrow strip where both sides can stand comfortably. Then I try […]

How Hassan Rouhani Won in Iran

Written by Vali Nasr. Read the original article on The Atlantic. Image credit: The Atlantic Hassan Rouhani has won a clear victory to a second term as Iran’s president. The turnout in Friday’s election was close to 73 percent, with the incumbent taking some 56 percent of the over-40 million votes cast. Turnout in the last […]

Will China and India Lead The Next Wave of Globalization?

Written by Monish Tourangbam and Pawan Amin. Read the original article on The Diplomat. Image credit: Flickr / Narendra Modi On May 14, while addressing the gathering of 29 heads of state and other high level representatives attending the Belt and Road summit, Chinese President Xi Jinping projected the Belt and Road as a “road of opening […]