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Fall 2016 Edition is Out!

GlobalVU’s Fall 2016 edition is out in print and online! You can see our Fall Edition here as a flip book and download the PDF here! Table of Contents The Panopticon and the Case of Anwar al-Awlaki…


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The Election and Russian-American Relations

By Jackie Olson When America elected a new president on November 8th, we were not only choosing the next president, but also deciding a business deal, one that even state officials in Moscow would have…


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Russia on the Rise

By Javan Latson The world was shocked on Christmas of 1991, as the hammer and sickle was lowered for the last time in the Kremlin. After a series of relatively peaceful events throughout Eastern Europe…


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Political Turmoil in the Land of Tears and Soul

By Victoria Herring  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the site of our most recent Olympic games, is a vibrant city that serves as the cultural heart of one of the largest and most politically turbulent emerging…





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Eritrean Exodus

By Javan Latson Nestled along the coast of the Red Sea lies the small, secluded state of Eritrea. Often called the “North Korea” of Africa, few outsiders have ever been to the nation due to…