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August 12, 2016
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Costs of War: Death toll from war in Afghanistan and Pakistan

The Costs of War project releases data on the human costs of a decade and a half of war in Afghanistan and Pakistan, finding that violence is not subsiding. PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] —The combined, cumulative death toll of war in … Continue reading

January 18, 2013
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Searching for the Lost Royal City of Nubia in Northern Sudan

ANN ARBOR — Geoff Emberling is doing what few archaeologists do anymore in a world that has been worked over pretty well by picks, trowels and shovels. He’s searching for a lost royal city. The ancient capital was ruled by … Continue reading

July 12, 2012
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Killing of Bin Laden Offers Insight into “The Business of Martyrdom”

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The way the U.S. military killed Osama bin Laden sent a message every bit as powerful as the fact that he was killed in the first place, according to the author of a new history of suicide … Continue reading

June 24, 2012
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Satiric News Decreases Bias Against Arab-Americans and Al Jazeera

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Satiric news coverage—a format seen on programs such as “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”—decreases Arab American prejudice and bias against Al Jazeera English. A new University of Michigan study finds that Americans can change their views … Continue reading

May 5, 2012
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Spy Hackers

Intelligence historian cites changing focus of American espionage In the spy trade, predicting the future is a risky business at best, but experts believe that America’s intelligence efforts will focus on Iran, North Korea and China. Matthew M. Aid, intelligence … Continue reading

July 21, 2011
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Survey: Killing of Bin Laden Worsened Americans’ Views of U.S. Muslims

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Instead of calming fears, the death of Osama bin Laden actually led more Americans to feel threatened by Muslims living in the United States, according to a new nationwide survey. In the weeks following the U.S. military … Continue reading

June 4, 2011
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Going to War: The Relationship Among the Media, the Public and the President

*In a new study, journalism associate professor Shahira Fahmy found the media and presidential agenda had only a limited influence on public concern for the war with Iraq. Public concern influenced how much space former President Bush devoted to issues … Continue reading

July 27, 2010
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Troops in Afghanistan Had Special Group to Exterminate “Terrorists”

Hundreds of civilians were killed without public and official knowledge by coalition troops in Afghanistan. Secret plans to kill leaders of the extremist Taliban and Al Qaeda and the discussion of the alleged involvement of Iran and Pakistan in supporting … Continue reading