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Deconstructing Anti-Americanism

by Jason H. Wasfy The Tech (MIT) 03/07/2003 OXFORD, England — Anti-Americanism appears to be heating up around the world. As Bush administration officials trade barbs with French and German leaders, and as the Muslim world increasingly feels under siege, the prospects of broad international cooperation against the al-Qaida terrorist …

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Student Group Aims to Promote ‘Globally Conscious America’

The Chronicle of Higher Education 01/31/2003 American students in Britain decided to do something about always feeling that they were being put on the defensive about their country. Seth Green, a Marshall scholar at the University of Oxford, has co-founded Americans for Informed Democracy, or AID, an Oxford-based group that …

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Why They Hate Us: Students take pulse of foreign opinion about U.S.

by Manuela Da Costa-Fernandes New Haven Register 01/19/2003 Before he enters Yale Law School this fall, Seth J. Green has an ambitious mission: tell Americans “what the world thinks” about them. The 22-year-old Fort Lauderdale, Fla., native is the driving force behind Americans for Informed Democracy, a new nonpartisan organization …

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The bully on the playground? A perspective from abroad

by Elisa Minoff The Daily Princetonian 11/13/2002 Seth and Dave are at it again. After a year away from Princeton, Dave Tannenbaum ’00 and Seth Green ’01 are still campus activists, but instead of fight for workers’ rights on a campus in central Jersey, they’re fighting for multilateralism in U.S. …

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US needs young allies abroad

by Seth Green The Christian Science Monitor 11/13/2002 OXFORD, ENGLAND – ‘Bush, Cheney, and capitalism are the real axis of evil.” “America may not have the resolve to rebuild Iraq.” As an American studying in Britain, I’m bombarded daily by criticism of US foreign policy. Some criticisms are the misguided …

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An American in Europe

by Jason H. Wasfy The Harvard Crimson 10/28/2002 OXFORD, England—“Excuse me, I’m sorry to bother you, but are you an American?” a young woman right behind me in line asked in a McDonald’s here in Oxford a few months ago, detecting my unmistakable American accent as I was ordering a …

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Bush is forcing Europeans to put American policy first

by Tressa Steffen Gipe Oregon Daily Emerald 06/11/2002 Last month, the Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to Jimmy Carter for his global advocacy of freedom and democratic governance. While honoring Carter, the committee chairman told reporters that it “must also be seen as criticism of the line the …

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