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Ambassador Susan Rice

Susan E. Rice, who served as National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama (2013-2017) and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (2009-2013), will speak at Boston College on Oct. 2 at 4 p.m. Her appearance is part of the Winston … Continue reading

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Covert operations

Though a part of international politics for centuries, covert actions to induce changes to ruling governments — including assassinating a leader, orchestrating a coup d’état, or interfering in an election — are difficult to study due to their secretive nature. … Continue reading

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Samantha Power

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power will present “America’s Foreign Policy and the State of the World” at Boston College on March 22 at 4 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. One of TIME’s “100 Most Influential … Continue reading

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The Other Air Force

As it seeks to win the hearts and minds of citizens in the Muslim world, the United States has poured millions of dollars into local television and radio programming, hoping to generate pro-American currents on Middle Eastern airwaves. In his … Continue reading

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Thieves of State

Award-winning journalist and author Sarah Chayes will present “Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security” on Oct. 20 at 6 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Chayes is a senior associate the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace where her … Continue reading

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Atlantic rule

In a new book titled Global Rules: America, Britain, and a Disordered World (Yale University Press, 2014), Boston College Professor of History James Cronin charts the political relationship between the US and Britain and a new world order they created after the … Continue reading

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Talk by US diplomat

William Rugh, former U.S. Ambassador to Yemen and the United Arab Emirates, will speak at Boston College on Feb. 12 at 4:30 p.m. in Gasson Hall, Room 305. Rugh, whose career in US foreign service spanned 30 years, is the author or … Continue reading

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