As international collaboration increases, Sabrina Wilkinson weighs in on the pros and cons of the multilateral approach.
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Is global cooperation on social media governance working?

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As international collaboration increases, Sabrina Wilkinson weighs in on the pros and cons of the multilateral approach.
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Threats, prison, death: What environmental activists face, at an alarming rate

A new report says attacks against environmental activists remain prevalent around the world. Patrick Strickland lists the worst offenders and explains what the trend tells us.
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Internet Infrastructure: Where foreign affairs and the climate crisis intersect

As international relations depend on internet cables, the vulnerability of cable systems to climate change is a growing concern, writes Nicole Starosielski.
South China Sea

Is China still an outlaw in the South China Sea?

A team of researchers fact-checked a recent report suggesting that China is failing to comply with a 2016 tribunal ruling. Contrary to what the report suggests, they argue that for the most part, China has been cooperating surprisingly well. By David A. Welch and Kobi Logendrarajah.

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For many, the indifference of Aung San Suu Kyi, once "an avatar of human rights," towards the treatment of the Rohingya in Myanmar has felt like a betrayal, writes Ben Rhodes, Obama's former deputy national security adviser. For The Atlantic, Rhodes traces her path and asks what she truly wants — power, democracy, or, possibly, both. "I realize, she has always contained multitudes—the idealist, the activist, the politician, the cold pragmatist."

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Walking through Ramallah, Raja Shehadeh reflects in The Guardian on how his city has changed over 50 years and what that tells us about Israel-Palestinian relations. "The landscape familiar to me as I was growing up is no more; it has changed... The legal strategies we employed to resist the occupation have dismally failed... It is time we recognise our defeat, step aside, hand over the reins to the young."

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