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Empowering women in Afghanistan

In recent decades, Afghanistan has been a notoriously difficult place for women to participate in civic matters. But a new study co-authored by an MIT political scientist, which assessed Afghanistan's largest development ...

dateAug 02, 2013 in Social Sciences
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MIT historian examines path of war in new book

"Japanese psychology," wrote Joseph Grew, the United States ambassador to Japan at the outset of World War II, is "fundamentally unlike that of any Western nation." The Japanese mentality “cannot be measured by our own ...

dateSep 15, 2010 in Other
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