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The Capitol Has Been Attacked Before: This Time It Was Different

Violence in the U.S. Capitol is more common than is generally known, but seldom rises to the level of terrorism as the January assault did.
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Regaining American Competitiveness in the Global Nuclear Power Market

America has relinquished its position as leader in nuclear energy missing out on a multi-billion-dollar export market. The absence of the US from the market is economically significant, but the foreign policy implications are even more alarming.
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New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker

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SPA’s Thurber Kicks Off Three-Part Series with Cory Booker

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker joined longtime SPA professor James Thurber in the first of three Thurber Dialogues.
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James A. Thurber Dialogue Featuring Senator Cory Booker

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James Thurber Discusses State of American Democracy with Sen. Cory Booker

Senator Booker headlines first Thurber Dialogue
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Lori Lightfoot and Francis X. Suarez

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Innovative Mayors Join Sine Institute as Distinguished Lecturers

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot and Miami mayor Francis Suarez join the Sine Institute of Policy and Politics at AU.
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5 Things to Know about the New Presidential Administration and Congress

Ahead of the inauguration on January 20, we asked SIS professor Jordan Tama to share with us five things to know about the new presidential administration and Congress.
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AU at the White House

AU will have a presence in the White House following the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.
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A group of people outside of the White House, protesting the Guantanamo Bay detention camp. Photo credit: Chris DeRidder and Hans VandenNieuwendijk / Shutterstock.com

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Why Media Matters When It Comes to US Torture Policy

Professor Joe Young spoke with us about his latest book as well as Americans' views of torture policy.
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