Erin Nelson

Erin Nelson


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Cronut article

Measuring Pipeline Politics in Cronuts

To many Americans, the combined flakey-doughy flavor explosion is a conflict-free indulgence. To others, it signals contentious geopolitics and human rights abuse.

Refugee rights article

Refugees, Guns, and the Politics Behind Humanitarian Aid

The current number of refugees, forced to uproot due to political turmoil, is the largest it has been since the Second World War. How we got here and where we are going.

Plane pakistan article

Pakistan Airport Attacks Signal Dangerous Urban Pattern

Tuesday night, a commercial plane in Peshawar, Pakistan was fired upon while landing at Bacha Khan International Airport. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, and one woman has been confirmed dead.

Pak edu system article

How Pakistan's Failing Education System Affects U.S. Foreign Policy ...

A nation without education is little more than a gathering of “apes and monkeys,” at least according to an embittered statement made by Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman, president of Pakistan’s Academy of Sciences and former president of Pakistan’s Higher Education Committee.