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Submission guidelines:

1. Analyze an ongoing challenge in international affairs and recommend solutions for diplomats and policymakers.

2. Limit your draft submission to 1200–1500 words.

3. Provide a 1–2 sentence bio that highlights how the piece relates to your academic research and/or field of interest.

4. Embed hyperlinks in the body of the piece to cite your sources, and do not use endnotes.

5. Submit a free-to-use image to feature with your work.

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