Our Spring 2016 intern, Matt Davenport, paints a vivid picture of the Colorful Revolution in Macedonia as street protesters against corruption upstage the country’s 25th anniversary by decorating public monuments and buildings with balloon bombs of color.
Kevin McDermott, a high school senior from Seneca Valley, recently created an informational brochure on international careers for his senior graduation project. As part of that project, Kevin interviewed a former Foreign Service officer, Patricia Franz.
Yesterday, the Council hosted a networking reception and guided tour for Young Professionals at the Carnegie Museum of Art. Attendees were led through the exhibit, Silver to Steel: The Modern Designs of Peter Muller-Munk, with curator Rachel Delphia.
Spring intern Yemi Olaiya discusses the ongoing territorial dispute between Argentina and Great Britain over the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) and what might unfold with newly elected Argentine President Mauricio Macri in office.
Spring intern Matthew Davenport examines the rumblings over a recent nuclear weapon test as the epicenter of a complicated relationship between North Korea and its most important ally, China.
Spring intern Matthew Davenport discusses the Spanish political crisis following the national elections last December.
Spring intern Elise Antel discusses North Korea’s nuclear arms agenda and the role China could play in mitigating the situation.
Various international topics such as human rights, globalization, femicide, foreign service, international social movements, the global economy and experience abroad may more or less seem unrelated. However, what each of these subjects share is their intersectionality. Spring intern Yemi Olaiya discusses the idea behind intersectionality and its relevance to how global issues are addressed.
Thomas Asbery, Richard Ball, Michael Mierau and Matthew Strub recently led a global issues seminar, presented by the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh. All four career officers attend the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle.
Spring intern Matthew Davenport discusses Kosovo and EU membership and the challenges faced from political opposition groups.