A Conversation with President José Mujica

Uruguay’s President, José Mujica, is best known for his casual demeanor, altruistic lifestyle, and, in recent headlines, the legalization of marijuana from growth to consumption. On May 13, 2014, President Mujica took time out of his visit to the United…

Syrian Refugees in Turkey: Hospitality Under Pressure

Since 2011, scores of Syrians have sought refuge from their civil war in Turkey and other neighboring countries. Turkey initially responded with an ‘open door policy,’ hosting refugees in high quality refugee camps. While Turkey’s open door policy has continued, the…