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St. Olaf College
What are your interests and areas of expertise in international relations?
Aid, Culture, Democracy, Development, Diplomacy, Education, Gender, Globalization, Human Rights, Justice, Migration, Peace, Poverty, Reconciliation, Religion, Security, Sustainability, War, Youth
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I hope to learn how other countries and cultures view contemporary issues such as Sexuality, Religion, Human Rights, and the steps in which they address them.

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U.S. Still Dreams of Burma : Can It Wake Up to Myanmar?

Posted on May 1, 2015 at 10:00am 0 Comments

The predominant image of Myanmar, formerly Burma, as portrayed in the U.S. media is one of an authoritarian government with multiple human rights violations. Nobel Peace prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is often the champion of the more democratic movement within the country. A political cartoon in the New York Times in 2013 showing Burmese President Thein Sein trying to wash his shirt stained with the words ‘ethnic violence’ while using detergent labeled “Myanmar…


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