Fidel Castro

Future in Cuba Is Unclear after Death of Fidel Castro

December 05, 2016

GW lecturer and former ambassador Lino Gutierrez discusses what the communist leader’s death means for the island and its relationship with the United States.

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In Her Own Words: A First Lady in a Time of Crisis

December 02, 2016

Eleanor Roosevelt used her radio address to reassure an America shocked by the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 75 years ago.

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Shock Dawns for College Democrats

November 09, 2016

Donald Trump’s unexpected presidential victory left some students reeling.

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In Her Own Words: The First Female Candidate for President

November 07, 2016

Belva Ann Lockwood made history for women as a presidential candidate and a practicing lawyer.

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Foreign Law Increasingly Factors in the Work of Supreme Court

October 31, 2016

Justice Stephen Breyer tells audience at Lisner Auditorium that international engagement is necessary for judges and lawmakers in a global society.

Politics

Top Takeaways from the Final Debate

October 24, 2016

GSPM’s Michael Cornfield warns of dangers posed by Trump’s debate rhetoric.

Colombian Ambassador to the United States Juan Carlos Pinzón

Colombian Ambassador Says Peaceful Transition Is Underway

October 19, 2016

Ambassador Juan Carlos Pinzón said a peace deal between the Colombian government and rebels rejected by voters is part of the democratic process.

Dean Brigety II

ESIA Dean Brigety Shares Insight on Refugee Crisis

October 19, 2016

This is not just “a policy issue, it’s a personal issue,” says the former deputy assistant secretary in the U.S. refugee bureau.

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Infrastructure, Economic Diversification Are Priorities for D.C. Region Leaders

October 17, 2016

President Steven Knapp moderates discussion among area’s top three elected officials.

GW Battleground Poll

New GW Battleground Poll: Voters Think Clinton Will Win

October 17, 2016

Clinton widens margins on national Issues, personality traits; voters dislike both candidates.

Haitian victims of Hurricane Matthew

GW to Help Provide Relief for Hurricane Matthew Victims

October 10, 2016

Doug Shaw, senior associate provost for international strategy, to coordinate the university’s efforts in wake of Hurricane Matthew.

Debates

Takeaways from Second Presidential Debate

October 10, 2016

GSPM’s Matthew Dallek calls Sunday’s showing “dark” and explains what events will impact the election.

Jack Lew

Treasury Secretary Says the Global Economy’s Growth Is Slow but Stable

October 10, 2016

Jack Lew praised countries for taking steps to stimulate growth at a press conference on GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus.

GW Saudi Students Association President Rozana Saklou with Dr. Al-Zayani.

‘Regional Integration Is a Catalyst for Prosperity’

September 30, 2016

Secretary general of Gulf Cooperation Council says scholars would benefit from in-depth study of multistate organizations.

First Presidential Debate

Q & A: What to Expect from the Presidential Debate

September 26, 2016

Political Management Program deputy director says candidates need to show poise, positivity.