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Persian Posturing: Relating Religious History to Current Disputes in the Middle East

Military maneuvering and Iran are related topics. The Strait of Hormuz is a narrow waterway that connects 40 percent of oil tanker traffic through the Persian Gulf. Since 1980, Iran has threatened to mine the waterway, but the American Navy’s Fifth Fleet patrols the region from its base in Bahrain and vows to stop threats to maritime traffic.

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November 2015School of Diplomacy News

SDG Teach-in Inspires Action on Campus

According to Dr. Edwards, the goal of the op-ed tutorial is to inspire attendees of the event to write about the SDGs in their hometown newspapers. Such personal and intimate discussion concerning the global goals will inspire students to pass on what they learn and advocate for the SDGs in their future careers, and the School of Diplomacy will continue to be a leader in that discussion.

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