• South Asia

    Medical Tourism in India Could Improve Local Healthcare Policy

    The discovery and creation of medicines have been an essential aspect of the human experience since 2600 BCE. Without the development of medicines and treatments like aspirin, smallpox vaccinations, and anesthesia, both the history and the future of the human race would be very different. These treatments, however, have not

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    Impacts of the US-Afghan Peace Talks on the Local Population

    While coverage of current events is common amongst major news sites, the media tends to ignore the actual or potential impacts that such major events have on the local population or those living in affected areas. In the United States, owing to the widely publicized “War on Terror,” it is

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    A History of Violence Against the Hazaras

    In yet another gruesome attack, 10 Hazara coal miners in Balochistan, Pakistan were blindfolded and shot dead by ISIS on January 3, after being kidnapped and taken to the nearby mountains. A gruesome video of the incident uploaded online shows the victims’ bodies strewn across the floor of a small

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    The United States and Afghanistan Work Towards Peace

    The attacks that took place on September 11th, 2001 have had profound impacts on the world and have ultimately changed the course of history. One of the many consequences was the War on Terror, in which the United States and its allies launched a full-scale attack on global terrorism, more

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    Nepalese Victims’ Struggle for Justice in a Post-Conflict Society

    Nepal’s decade-long civil war ended in 2006. Fourteen years later, families that lost loved ones are still struggling to find justice, and perpetrators of war crimes have yet to face consequences of  their actions. Despite the creation of national institutions to try and build a sustainable post-conflict society, the help

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    Farmers in India and the Struggle for Justice

    Introduction On November 26th, 250 million people across India participated in a nationwide strike in solidarity with the farmers of Punjab and Haryana, making it the largest organized protest in history. This strike was organized as thousands of farmers began to march on the capital of New Delhi to demand

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