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Einstein once asked Freud, “Why war?” Freud replied, “Because man is what he is.”

Victoria asks the questions: Why is sexualized violence so prevalent in modern and historical conflict? Is ISIS’ utilization of sexual violence and slavery the exception or the rule in war?

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The Long Tradition of ‘Swedish Neutrality’ May Change

Elliot Cho presents an overview of Sweden’s challenge in confronting Russian aggression and how the challenges may prompt Sweden to revise its ‘neutral state’ status