From the Editors
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Raquel Koehler is an undergraduate student at George Mason University, majoring in Global Affairs with a concentration in the Middle East and North Africa, and a minor in Intelligence Analysis. Raquel is currently an intern with The Arab Studies Institute, and has previously worked at the United States Embassy in Berlin, Germany as an Economics research assistant.
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