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The Arab Spring: A History is a bi-weekly podcast seeking to explore just how the Arab Spring happened. If you've ever wondered just what has been happening in the Middle East for the last few years, this is the podcast for you. So, how are we going to do this? We're going to tell the story of the Middle East since 1900, and take it up to the present day. We'll look at a mixture of revolutions, social reform, political developments, global diplomacy and economic boom and bust across the regi ...
 
The Arab Spring: A History is a podcast seeking to explore just how the Arab Spring happened. If you've ever wondered just what has been happening in the Middle East for the last few years, this is the podcast for you. So, how are we going to do this? We're going to tell the story of the Middle East since 1900, and take it up to the present day. We'll look at a mixture of revolutions, social reform, political developments, global diplomacy and economic boom and bust across the region that at ...
 
Podcast for Program: Bassam Haddad on Syria and the Arab SpringIn series: Version: Arab Talk Host Jess Ghannam interviews professor Bassam Haddad on Syria and the Arab Spring. Bassam Haddad is Director of the Middle East Studies Program and teaches in the Department of Public and International Affairs at George Mason University, and is Visiting Professor at Georgetown University.
 
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Voices Unheard
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Executive producer and seasoned journalist Rasha Elass brings you stories from the Arab and Muslim world that you are unlikely to hear elsewhere. Guests include an Egyptian atheist preacher, a former political detainee in one of Syria's notorious prisons, and readings from a little known Arabic text that was written in medieval Islamic times in the 10th century.
 
Featuring in-depth discussions with thinkers, doers and leaders about freedom, geopolitics, the global marketplace and U.S. foreign policy. Hosted by Ying Ma.
 
Gilliam Springs Baptist Church (Arab) - Weekly Sermon Audio
 
OTG is presented by WTPN. News and events from a libertarian perspective, discussed with guests who are on the front lines of the liberty movement.
 
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The Money Shot
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Find out where the money’s going, who’s got the money, how you can make more of the money and who’s making decisions about the money. Every Monday on The Gareth Cliff Show we get an update on what’s happening in the world of finance from money manager, Anthea Gardner – MD of Cartesian Capital, founder of 43nord.com, Ironman, prolific reader, Francophile, survivor of the Arab Spring & wine enthusiast.
 
The so-called Arab Spring continues to reverberate locally, regionally and geopolitically. The 20 articles in this issue of FMR reflect on some of the experiences, challenges and lessons of the Arab Spring in North Africa, the implications of which resonate far wider than the region itself. See more at: http://www.fmreview.org/north-africa
 
From Dictatorship to Democracy, A Conceptual Framework for Liberation is a book-length essay on the generic problem of how to destroy a dictatorship and to prevent the rise of a new one. The book was written in 1993 by Gene Sharp (b. 1928), a professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts. The book has been published in many countries worldwide and translated into more than 30 languages. Editions in many languages are also published by the Albert Einstein Institution of Bo ...
 
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From IMDB: “An unsettling and eye-opening Wall Street horror story about Chinese companies, the American stock market, and the opportunistic greed behind the biggest heist you’ve never heard of.” That’s the opening description for a new documentary titled “The China Hustle” (2017). Today, Michael talks with Director Jed Rothstein about the back ...…
 
Episode 29: Interview with Max Ajl: The Social Origins of Development and Underdevelopment in Tunisia Max Ajl is a doctoral student in the Department of Development Sociology at Cornell University, and will graduate in late Spring 2018. His work focuses on and contributes to the study of historical sociology, environmental justice, agrarian cha ...…
 
Our diplomats abroad perform many functions both for our country and citizens abroad. Recently retired Foreign Service Officer George Aldridge shares his insights about our diplomatic corp – what it is like to be a foreign service officer and the application process, what services they provide to Americans abroad, and the highs and lows of repr ...…
 
Tunisia is where the "Arab Spring" began. Today, seven years on, despite some setbacks, it is the only country in the Arab world where those uprisings have given way to a peaceful transition to a functioning democracy. Our guest, Safwan Masri, says that's no coincidence. Masri, who's in charge of Columbia University's global research centres, s ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Fractured LandsSubtitle: How the Arab World Came ApartAuthor: Scott AndersonNarrator: Scott AndersonFormat: UnabridgedLength: 5 hrs and 15 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 05-02-17Publisher: Random House AudioRatings: 4.5 of 5 out of 73 votesGenres: N ...…
 
On today's show, we're talking about an interesting study from the Wilson Center, entitled Forecasting Instability: The Case of the Arab Spring, and what parallels there are for U.S. instability. Show Links Wilson Center: Forecasting Instability National Intelligence Strategic Intelligence Alt-Observer Show Notes Use coupon code GLUBB for 25% o ...…
 
In these following two episodes former Indian Ambassador to the Gulf, Talmiz Ahmad, provides a riveting tour-de-force on issues of concern in the region. This first episode engages with topics such as the roots of various forms of Political Islam and the background to ongoing turbulence in the region.Talmiz Ahmad joined the Indian Foreign Servi ...…
 
Zahra Hankir is a London-based freelance journalist who is currently editing a book of essays by Arab women reporters for Penguin. She previously worked at Bloomberg News in Dubai before joining Facebook as a content specialist in 2016. Here, she discusses how to successfully pitch a non-fiction book, and her favourite journalistic tips and tri ...…
 
Steven A. Cook discusses why the uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya in 2011 and Turkey in 2013 failed to produce lasting democratic change and why political uncertainty and instability persist in the region.By info@cfr.org.
 
The Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group (JTRIG), a unit in one of Britain’s intelligence agencies, is tasked with creating sockpuppet accounts and fake content on social media, in order to use "dirty tricks" to "destroy, deny, degrade [and] disrupt" enemies by "discrediting" them. In this talk, we reveal some of that content, in relation t ...…
 
The Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group (JTRIG), a unit in one of Britain’s intelligence agencies, is tasked with creating sockpuppet accounts and fake content on social media, in order to use "dirty tricks" to "destroy, deny, degrade [and] disrupt" enemies by "discrediting" them. In this talk, we reveal some of that content, in relation t ...…
 
Jihad in America: Strategic Plan with Committed Follower for Violent and Cultural JihadAs the existence of ISIS remains, the biggest mistake that we can make concerning those that seek to do us harm, is to say that they are amateurs. The threat of ISIS and Radical Islam is a serious threat and must be regarded as serious. According to CBN, “Mor ...…
 
Last year when I was walking around Ritsona refugee camp in Greece I heard wisps of music floating up from the dense sea of military tents. As I followed the sound I met a young woman with intense green eyes who invited me to sit with her. Suham Noh was 23, and before she fled the conflict in her native Iraq, she had been studying Shakespeare a ...…
 
In Digital World War, seasoned diplomat Haroon Ullah, with deep knowledge of Islamist politics and digital innovation, investigates the unprecedented impact of social media on the discourse of recent events in the Muslim World -- from the Arab Spring and its aftermath to ISIS's online recruitment. In this Cover to Cover episode, Ullah discusses ...…
 
Jihad in America: Strategic Plan with Committed Follower for Violent and Cultural JihadAs the existence of ISIS remains, the biggest mistake that we can make concerning those that seek to do us harm, is to say that they are amateurs. The threat of ISIS and Radical Islam is a serious threat and must be regarded as serious. According to CBN, “Mor ...…
 
On this week's podcast, Fatima El-Issawi talks about her new book, Arab National Media and Political Change on the role of traditional media and journalists in the Arab spring."As an academic and former journalist, I was intrigued by the question of what would be the interplay between these movements and the traditional media, talking here abou ...…
 
Welcome to the third episode of the Countries For Kids PODCAST, Italy for Kids, with Karyn from CASE OF ADVENTURE. We are excited to travel through many lands with you! Please click read more… below if you did not come directly to the full post. Read or listen, watch the videos and download the Italy printable pack. Click the play button in the ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Political Islam After the Arab SpringAuthor: Olivier RoyNarrator: Kevin StillwellFormat: UnabridgedLength: 21 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 10-19-17Publisher: Foreign AffairsGenres: Newspapers & Magazines, News & CulturePublisher's Summary:In man ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Tech Giants, Once Seen as Saviors, Are Now Viewed as ThreatsAuthor: David StreitfeldNarrator: Mike DelGaudioFormat: UnabridgedLength: 7 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 10-14-17Publisher: The New York TimesGenres: Newspapers & Magazines, News & Cult ...…
 
In this talk delivered at King's on 10 October 2017, Dr Rory McCarthy (University of Oxford) asks how competitive electoral contests have transformed an Islamist movement by looking at the internal debates and struggles that have shaped Tunisia’s al-Nahda since 2011. Drawing on a year’s fieldwork in a Nahdawi community in the provincial city of ...…
 
For this episode of The Future Is A Mixtape, Jesse & Matt explore the paranoid dread and narcotic pull of Adam Curtis’ most recent documentary of political-noir, HyperNormalisation. In 2 hours and 40 minutes, it charts the globe-hopping travails of terrorists, bankers, politicians and America’s digital aristocracy--all of whom use humanity as p ...…
 
NSDJ63 Father Richard Mapplebeckpalmer Conversation Father Richard Mapplebeckpalmer Interviewed by Jay Sordean. In this freeranging and yet structured interview and discussion, old friends –Father Richard Mapplebeckpalmer (aka Father Richard) and Dr. Jay –have a chance to muse and ponder on many topics that may or may not have anything to do wi ...…
 
Steven A. Cook discusses his new book on the Arab Spring uprisings and their aftermath
 
Steven A. Cook discusses his new book on the Arab Spring uprisings and their aftermath
 
Steven A. Cook discusses his new book on the Arab Spring uprisings and their aftermath
 
Why does is it seem like there is sudden rage against civil war statues? What can we learn from the "Arab Spring" that can help prevent statutes from producing an "American Fall"? Peruvian economist, Hernando De Soto, and American economist Nicholas Eberstadt help to shed a much needed light on a huge factor in both situations = employment or l ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The History of Syria: 1900-2012Author: Charles River EditorsNarrator: Dan GallagherFormat: UnabridgedLength: 2 hrs and 31 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 09-20-17Publisher: Charles River EditorsRatings: 2.5 of 5 out of 2 votesGenres: History, 20th Ce ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: A Timeline History of HezbollahAuthor: Charles River EditorsNarrator: Dan GallagherFormat: UnabridgedLength: 2 hrs and 44 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 09-18-17Publisher: Charles River EditorsRatings: 2 of 5 out of 1 votesGenres: History, 20th Cent ...…
 
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