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About mgpellegrini

Hi I'm a senior in the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan where I study public policy (obviously a given) and international affairs. I've chosen to focus my paper on the Bush and Obama "Doctrines" and how this played out in their respective engagements with NATO for Afghanistan and Libya. This past summer, I interned with the NATO operations section at the State Department, so these issues are of particular interests. Outside of all this, I'm the captain of the varsity cross country team at Michigan.

The Changing Role of Presidential Leadership

The death of Muammar Gaddafi on October 19 was a definitive victory for the Libyan rebel forces, National Transitional Council, and NATO forces. By October 31, the mission had been declared complete and NATO troops had began to transition authority … Continue reading

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