Alexander von Humboldt Foundation German Chancellor Fellowship for Tomorrow’s Leaders

[su_button url=”https://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/4074.html” target=”_blank” style=”default” background=”#2D89EF” color=”#FFFFFF” size=”3″ wide=”no” center=”no” radius=”auto” icon=”” icon_color=”#FFFFFF” text_shadow=”none” desc=”” onclick=”” rel=”” title=”” class=””]Visit Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation Fellowship Website[/su_button]   [su_tabs active=”1″ vertical=”yes”] [su_tab title=”About Fellowship”] The foundation awards fellowships to prospective decision-makers, multiplier and thought leaders from a broad range of professional fields such as politics, public administration and […]

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How the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Influences American Foreign Policy: A Case Study

When discussing the history, effectiveness, or future of United States foreign policy it is essential to consider the organization and motivations of the actors who shape it. These actors primarily include (but are not limited to) the President of the United States, the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Intelligence […]

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Docket #16-1161; The Case that Could Change How America Votes

In 1812, Massachusetts Governor Elbridge Gerry enacted a law that redrew the state’s senatorial districts. Under the new lines Federalists were grouped together in fewer districts, constituting a successful effort by the Democratic-Republicans to minimize the Federalists’ voting power and to increase their own. In response the Boston Gazette published a cartoon satirizing one of […]

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Defining Duterte’s Impact in the Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has stood as a highly controversial figure. Some people see him as the savior, and others the destruction of the Republic of the Philippines. Former mayor of Davao and now in the Southeast Asian nation’s most powerful position, Duterte has received extreme scrutiny from other world leaders as well as the […]

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Protectionist Policies Threaten Newfound Stability of Global Airline Industry

The international airline business has always been known by economists and business experts to be an unpredictable and volatile industry. Its success depends on accurately forecasting major world events, bracing for changes in consumer preferences, and careful management of capital stock during extreme weather and natural disasters. Governments in the 1980s would routinely fund airline […]

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Donald Trump Could Drive a Wedge Between Mormon Voters and the GOP

In most presidential elections, predicting the winner of the heavily-Mormon state of Utah is a non-exercise. Democrats have won the state exactly once since 1952, in Lyndon Johnson’s 1964 landslide re-election; Republicans, meanwhile, have averaged 61 per cent of the popular vote and a 29-point margin of victory over the Democratic candidate. The 2016 election, […]

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Oppositional Identities: The Pitfalls of Postcolonial Identity Creation in Mongolia

As nations emerge from beneath the fold of colonial empires, they are faced with the task of differentiating themselves from their former sovereigns, yet while colonial nations had the luxury of centuries to try and test their identities, postcolonial nations are forced to hastily construct modern identities immediately after achieving their independence. The immense pressure […]

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