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The task of managing the United States' relationship with China will fall to the next president. Tom Plate argues that U.S. policy in Asia should focus on more restricted diplomacy rather than attempting to shape the emerging regional order.
Canada's Arctic policy emphasizes both local knowledge and global partnerships. Six weeks into her new gig as Canada’s Senior Arctic Official, Alison LeClaire discusses engagement with the country's northern communities and international collaboration at the Arctic Council and beyond.
Despite the popular perception that today's jihadist insurgencies are “clashes of civilization” founded on resistance to change, the history of Islam in Africa shows that belief to be largely incorrect. Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos argues that movements of Islamic rebirth have been intricately tied to innovation, state-building, and the adjustment to modernity.

Benigno S. Aquino III, President of the Republic of the Philippines, received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Loyola Marymount University on Feb. 17, 2016. In an interview with World Policy Institute at Loyola Marymount University President Michael Genovese prior to the ceremony, President Aquino discussed critical issues in the Philippines’ domestic and foreign policies, from the local impact of climate change to the country's partnerships with the U.S. and Japan.

March 07, 2016
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Jihad in Sub-Saharan Africa 

This paper, “Jihad in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenging the Narratives of the War on Terror,” examines the history of Islamic movements in Africa's Sahel region to contextualize current conflicts.

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In this World Economic Roundtable, former Mexican President Vicente Fox discusses his current quest to make his country a hub for technology. 




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Al Gore presides over Arctic Roundtable 

As the United States prepares to assume chairmanship of the Arctic Council in 2015, this inaugural convening of the Arctic Deeply Roundtables launches a vital conversation for our times. 


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