World Affairs Council

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In our increasingly interconnected world, it is important to be informed of issues and events around the globe in order to better understand and...

President Obama delivers a speech from the White House announcing an expanded military campaign against ISIS.

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If I were a foreign news correspondent I would like to be stationed in London to try to figure out how, and more importantly, why these three young girls left the country and their loving families without saying good bye.

Cocoa beans in a cocoa pod. These are harvested to eventually make chocolate. (Photo via Agricultural Research Service)

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In our increasingly interconnected world, it is important to be informed of issues and events around the globe in order to better understand and...

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When it comes to international charities, Seattle is home to some of the biggest names in aid that cater to developing countries across the...

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Traveling abroad can mean adventure, challenging life lessons, and the chance to kindle friendships across cultural barriers. But it's not the only way to have...

Pride Parade

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The national conversation about LGBT rights has reached a fever pitch. On Wednesday, President Obama confirmed his opinion that same-sex marriage should be legal, becoming...

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Have you ever met a real-life revolutionary freedom fighter - someone who took up arms to overthrow a dictatorial regime? It's not every day you...

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The lights are low and excitement high at the Paramount Theater in downtown Seattle.  Murmuring gives way to whistling and foot stomping and finally...