Rachel George
Rachel George

Rachel is a PhD candidate in International Relations at the London School of Economics. She holds a BA in Politics from Princeton and an MA in Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard. Her interests include journalism, U.S. foreign policy, human rights, and international law.

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Sept. 18, 2013

Why Princeton Graduates — and Everyone — Should Write For PolicyMic

Having Millennials' voices amplified on PolicyMic offers a chance to set great ideas into motion, and I hope more and more of my peers become involved with the site.

Sept. 18, 2013

7 New Apple iOS7 Features That Will Radically Change Your iPhone Experience

Apple is unveiling its latest software updates Wednesday. While the aesthetic changes to iPhone's famous icons are significant, these five functional updates will make your life easier.
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Sept. 17, 2013

Why Are Mass Shootings Increasing Even While Gun Violence is Decreasing?

Deadly mass shootings have been on the rise since 2007, even though gun violence on the whole has declined. Are we ushering in a new decade of the "mass shooting"?
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Sept. 17, 2013

Washington Navy Yard Shooting LIVE: Lone Gunman Aaron Alexis is Dead

At least 13 individuals are reported dead after gunshots were fired on Monday morning inside the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard.
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Sept. 16, 2013

DC Navy Gunman Identified: Who Is Aaron Alexis?

Aaron Alexis, one identified gunman in Washington DC's Navy Yard on Monday, died during a shootout with police.
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Sept. 16, 2013

DC Navy Shooting: Senate On Precautionary Lockdown

The U.S. Senate has locked down out of an abundance of caution on Monday, after two shooters are reported on the loose after a mass shooting at the Navy Yard.

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Sept. 16, 2013

Washington Navy Shooter: Hunt Continues For Gunmen

Several news outlets mistakenly reported the identity of an innocent man in the confusion following Monday's navy yard shooting.
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Sept. 16, 2013

Navy Yard Shooting: 12 Reported Dead In First Official Toll

DC Mayor Vincent Gray issued a statement indicating that 12 fatalities have ocurred so far after Monday's shooting in the U.S. Navy Headquarters in DC.
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Sept. 16, 2013

NAVSEA Shooting: Attack Targeted Naval Command Headquarters

Monday's gunfire attack targeted employees at NAVSEA, the largest US Navy command systems, headquartered in Southeastern Washington, D.C.
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Sept. 16, 2013

Washington Navy Yard Mass Shooting: Eyewitness Account

In this video, a witness gives an account of her experience inside Navy Yard when shots were fired Monday morning.
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Sept. 16, 2013

DC Shooting Video: Air Lift Scene At Navy Yard

An individual was airlifted from a roof at the Navy Yard by a U.S. Park Police helicopter after a reported shooting Monday morning.

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Sept. 16, 2013

Navy Yard Shooting: Police Briefing LIVE, Two Potential Shooters At Large

Police Chief Cathy Lanier will issue statements regarding Monday's Navy Yard shooting Monday at noon, live streaming here.
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Sept. 16, 2013

Navy Yard Shooting Victims: "Very Fluid Situation"

Three gunshot victims have been transported to MedStar Washington Hospital Monday. A hospital spokesperson said she expects more victims are on the way.
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Sept. 16, 2013

Navy Yard Shooting Photos

Images of the situation in downtown Washington DC, after reports of a shooting ocurred Monday morning.
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Sept. 16, 2013

Navy Yard Shooting: At Least 6 Schools on Lockdown

Local DC schools have shut down after reports of a shooting at the Navy Yard on Monday morning.
Sept. 15, 2013

Twitter IPO News: An Inside Look At Who's In Charge

Here's an inside look at the relatively under-the-radar executive team behind Twitter as it plans to go public.

Sept. 13, 2013

Biden Slams Conservatives As "Neanderthal Crowd"

Joe Biden told supporters of the Violence Against Women Act that "neanderthals" slowed its renewal.
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Sept. 13, 2013

What Putin's Op-Ed On Syria Was Really About

Much has been made of the dynamic between Vladamir Putin and Barack Obama as the two powers approach the Syria crisis. But Putin's op-ed says a lot more between the lines than within them.
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Sept. 13, 2013

16 Harrowing Images Of the Seaside Park Boardwalk Fire

A fire that started at a frozen custard store in Seaside Park, NJ on Thursday spread across the newly rebuilt Jersey boardwalk, wreaking havoc on homes and businesses.
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Sept. 12, 2013

Seaside Park Fire Threatens to Throw Town Hit Hard By Hurricane Sandy Back Into Chaos

A fire that started at a dessert store in Seaside Park, NJ on Thursday has spread to other businesses.