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Diplomacy in Iraq-Without the Fortress

Recently The New York Times Magazine published an article about the bunker-ing of United States embassies in conflict-zones.  In it, Robert Worth describes the changing face of American diplomacy; one that is becoming more focused on security.  “Security has gone from a marginal concern to the very heart of American interactions with other countries”,Worth explains.… Read more

TEDxBaghdad 2012

Since 1990 TED conferences around the world have been inspiring innovation through engaging talks on a variety of topics.  Over these last two decades the TED universe has continued to grow and in 2011 3,200 TEDx events took place over 126 countries in 42 different languages.… Read more


The U.S. presidential election is tomorrow and though many Americans will exercise their democratic right to vote, voter turnout rates may remain lower than in other parts of the world with only 50% of citizens of some states going to the polls.… Read more