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5 Questions on Afghanistan: What Brought Us to This Point, and Where Do We Go Now?

In this Q&A, Ambassador Earl Anthony Wayne describes how the Taliban was able to take Kabul so quickly and what the US and its partners should be doing in response to the crisis in Afghanistan.
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A plane takes off from Kabul International Airport

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Where Do Afghanistan’s Refugees Go?

Don’t be misled by the scenes from Kabul airport. Most Afghan refugees don’t leave in an airplane, and few will settle in the United States.
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An American Apache helicopter in Afghanistan. Photo credit: Andre Klimke

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What Does the United States Owe the People of Afghanistan?

AU’s David Vine shares his views on US withdrawal from Afghanistan
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The flag of Afghanistan.

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Afghanistan Only the Latest US War to Be Driven by Deceit and Delusion

Secretary of State Tony Blinken said that the US Afghanistan pullout is not a repeat of failures in other recent wars. “This is not Saigon,” he said. Professor Emeritus Gordon Adams disagrees.
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A national flag of Afghanistan on a building in Kabul.

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5 Things to Know about the Taliban’s Advance in Afghanistan

Ambassador Earl Anthony Wayne shared with us five important things to know about the Taliban’s advance in the country.
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The National Monument in Tunis, Tunisia.

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5 Things to Know about Tunisia’s Democracy Struggle

We asked SIS professor Anders Hardig to share with us five things to know about the state of Tunisia’s democracy.
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Christopher Abanavas, Gordon Adams, Sophia Celeste Vos, Carl LeVan, Maren Lujan, Naomi Moland, Ammarah Rehman, Jesse Ribot, and Sally Shelton-Colby.

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75 Years of Fulbright: How the Program Has Impacted the SIS Community

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright program as well as its importance to the SIS community, we spoke with several faculty and alumni about their Fulbright experiences.
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El Capitolio in Havana, Cuba.

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Cuba's Historic Protests and US-Cuban Relations

We spoke with SIS professor emeritus Philip Brenner, who specializes in US-Cuba relations, to learn more about what sparked the recent unrest in Cuba.
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Haitian President Jovenel Moïse on stage at the Miramar Cultural Center in Florida in 2018. He spoke to a capacity audience about Haiti's progress during his first year in office. Photo Credit: Gregory Reed / Shutterstock.com

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Understanding More about Haiti and the Assassination of President Jovenel Moïse

SIS professor Scott Freeman discusses the circumstances leading up to and the implications of the Haitian president's assassination.
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Guatemalan flag behind fence topped with razor wire

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To Survive Prison in Guatemala, Male Inmates Rely on Their Visitors

SIS professor Anthony Fontes won the Best Article award in the Journal of Latin American Studies for his co-authored article about the Guatemalan prison system’s economic and social norms. In this interview, he answers questions about the article.
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