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March 5, 2013
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Istanbul Panel Offers Multiple Perspectives on Middle East-West Issues

“There is a tendency in the West to stay ignorant to what Islam stands for,” noted Ryan Crocker, a former U.S. ambassador who is currently senior fellow at Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, speaking at a panel held in … Continue reading

February 13, 2013
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Kofi Annan to students: ‘It’s your world now’

Former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan predicted during a campus visit that the civil war in Syria will become even more tragic before the international community takes action to help resolve the conflict, but said he is optimistic about the political … Continue reading

May 3, 2012
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Q&A: Economic ‘Prophet’ Now Showing Classes How Theory Translates into Practice

Stephen Roach is a respected authority on Asia — China in particular — and an often-cited and widely recognized prophet on the global economy. Until recently chair of Morgan Stanley Asia and long the firm’s chief economist, Roach came to … Continue reading