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Cameron Dodd

Cameron Dodd is a Global Journalist editor and graduate student at the University of Missouri. Hailing from Texas, Cameron is studying international journalism and long-form narrative writing. His journalistic interests range from international policy and postcolonialism to migration and the global economy. Follow him on Twitter @c_thomas_dodd.
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Regional players key to Iraq crisis
By  • 19 June 2014
The U.S. may be upping its military support to Iraq, but other players are key to resolving the conflict. As Iraq hurtles toward civil war, U.S. politicians trade blame over which party is responsible for…
The insider who says he can change Afghanistan
By  • 12 June 2014
Abdullah Abdullah is part of the system he says he wants to reform. The attempted assassination of Afghan presidential front-runner Abdullah Abdullah June 6 killed six people and injured 22 others in Kabul. But the…
Amid criticism, U.S. hints at larger Syrian role
By  • 5 June 2014
Obama's call for more support for Syrian rebels may not be enough, analysts say. The Obama administration’s Syria policy has been panned by both members of Congress and U.S. allies. Recently, the man who was…
U.S. Supreme Court rejects NYT reporter leak case
By  • 2 June 2014
A New York Times reporter who has refused to identify a confidential source to the Justice Department faces jail time after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his appeal. James Risen, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winning…
After coup, Thailand's military targets media
By  • 28 May 2014
After Thailand’s military arrested the prime minister and members of her cabinet in a coup, journalists now find themselves among those targeted by the country’s army. The military junta, calling itself the National Council for…
Modi's moment
By  • 22 May 2014
Backlash against India's ineffective Congress-led coalition sweeps Narendra Modi and the opposition BJP to power. As the results of India’s national election came in last week it was quickly evident that Lok Sabha, the lower…
Paraguayan reporter killed after cartel coverage
By  • 19 May 2014
A Paraguayan broadcast journalist who had covered drug trafficking near the country’s lawless border with Brazil was shot and killed in the northern city of Pedro Juan Caballero. Fausto Gabriel Alcaraz, a reporter for Radio…
Europe’s anti-European parties
By  • 16 May 2014
Political parties opposed to the European project are expected to make gains The European parliamentary elections May 22-25 are expected to reflect a rising tide of skepticism about the European Union. [caption id="attachment_2571" align="alignright" width="300"]…
Brazil's Favelas in the spotlight
By  • 10 May 2014
As attention turns to the World Cup kicking off next month, the host Brazil is ramping up efforts to improve its image and infrastructure. One of the main targets has been Brazil’s infamous favelas. For those…
U Win Tin, prominent Burmese journalist, democracy activist dies
By  • 27 April 2014
U Win Tin, a noted journalist, poet and Myanmar’s longest-serving political prisoner died Monday in Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon. An advocate for democracy and press freedoms into his ninth decade, he survived 19 years…
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