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Ayn Rand Institute Live features a wide range of fascinating topics recorded at live events—all from the unique perspective of Ayn Rand's philosophy, Objectivism. ARI experts and guest speakers bring new insights to complex topical issues, such as freedom of speech and the Middle East, or delve into important subjects in philosophy, ethics, psychology, culture, the arts, and more.
 
Dr. James M. Dorsey is a senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, co-director of the University of Würzburg’s Institute for Fan Culture, and co-host of the New Books in Middle Eastern Studies podcast. James is the author of The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer blog, a book with the same title as well as Comparative Political Transitions between Southeast Asia and the Middle East and North Africa, co-authored with Dr. Teresita Cruz-Del Rosario and Shifting Sand ...
 
Each week Andrew Parasiliti, president of the award-winning news site Al-Monitor, and Amberin Zaman, Al-Monitor’s Senior Correspondent, interview newsmakers, journalists and thought leaders from the US and Middle East about the latest news and trends in the region. Andrew has been writing about, and traveling in, the Middle East for over three decades, meeting and interviewing the region’s top political and civil society leaders. Since obtaining his PH.D from Johns Hopkins University, he has ...
 
'This Is Palestine' is a podcast that highlights people, issues and events around Palestine. We bring you stories from the ground in Palestine, and we speak with experts and activists to bring you unique perspectives and analysis about Palestine from across the world. This podcast is a project of the Institute for Middle East Understanding (IMEU).
 
A podcast from the Foreign Policy Research Institute examining America’s role on the world stage. Every two weeks we’ll talk to experts about policy relevant news from around the world and why it matters for U.S. foreign policy. Please note this podcast was named the Middle East Brief prior to 2021.
 
Counterbalance is a foreign policy podcast that embodies Hudson’s tradition of challenging conventional wisdom. The Trump era attacked the elite consensus regarding several key issues, including the rise of China, American policy toward the Middle East, and the compartmentalization of domestic and foreign policy. Many observers in the media and in establishment foreign policy circles are presenting the advent of a Biden presidency as a total repudiation of President Trump’s policies and a re ...
 
The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago is a leading research center for the ancient Middle East. The museum houses some 350,000 artifacts — around 5,000 of which are on display — excavated mainly by OI archaeologists. Founded in 1919, at a time when the Middle East was called the Orient, the OI has pioneered innovative excavations and comprehensive dictionary projects that chronicle ancient civilizations. The Oriental Institute Museum aims to understand, reveal, and protect anci ...
 
The Richardson Institute is the oldest Peace Studies centre in the UK and was established in 1959 in the spirit of the Quaker scientist, Lewis Fry Richardson. The Richardson Institute is an interdisciplinary forum for research on peace and conflict based within the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion at Lancaster University. Run by Dr Simon Mabon, the Institute has a number of podcasts available on this channel. The first is SEPADPod, part of SEPAD, the Sectarianism, Proxies and ...
 
Decision Points is a Washington Institute podcast on key moments in Israel's history and present. The first season focused on the history of U.S. Israel relations and the second season focused on key Israeli and Arab leaders. The third season focuses on Israel's toughest contemporary policy dilemmas. The host, David Makovsky is the Ziegler Distinguished Fellow in The Washington Institute's Irwin Levy Family Program on the U.S.-Israel Strategic Relationship and director of the Koret Project o ...
 
Contours is the bi-weekly podcast series of Newlines Institute for Strategy & Policy. It's a fireside chat type of conversation with some of the brightest minds in the geopolitical and foreign policy space. In each episode of Contours we try to unpack for our listeners the complex issues that challenge our national and (by extension) international security. The discussions are geared toward advancing the cause of human security and stabilization and development on our planet. Newlines Instit ...
 
The podcast that takes archaeology exactly as seriously as it deserves. Two real professors of archaeology and one guy from a fake institution discuss cutting edge archaeological discoveries at a high professional level using technical knowledge and stuff. A scholarly podcast for the discerning listener, it’s handmade, artisanal, and bespoke! Critics say, “A cheeky and irreverent take,” and “the good kind of shenanigans.” Other critics say, “damaging to archaeology,” and “deeply discreditabl ...
 
The Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) is the U.S. Army’s institute for geostrategic and national security research and analysis. SSI conducts global geostrategic research and analysis that creates and advances knowledge to influence solutions for national security problems facing the Army and the nation. SSI serves as a valuable source of ideas, criticism, innovative approaches, and independent analyses as well as a venue to expose external audiences to the U.S. Army’s contributions to the N ...
 
Keeping democracy alive Democracy is not a spectator sport, it requires informed participating citizens. On Keeping Democracy Alive, we delve into dynamics that both inhibit democracy and reinvigorate it. looking into issues from: domestic economic issues to foreign, labor, trade, and education policy, NSA spying, the drug war, prison, police, and judicial issues, electoral and protest politics, middle east realities, right and left wing populism, environmental and energy issues, the wealth ...
 
Established in September 2018, the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies draws together staff and students from across King’s College London working on the Middle East and North Africa. Based in a dozen departments, its over 30 faculty members produce world-class research on every country in the region. They are routinely asked by policy makers, civil society groups and media outlets both in the UK and elsewhere to provide expert analysis on events and developments in this important part of th ...
 
Expert perspectives on global issues. Sound Discussion podcast offers analysis and commentary by leaders, policymakers and scholars to help inform audiences and shape policy considerations to address pressing political, economic, cyberspace and security issues in regions such as Russia, Asia Pacific, South Asia, the Middle East and the Balkans. EWI is a global network of influential stakeholders committed to and engaged in building trust and preventing conflict around the world.
 
Your world is evolving—find out how with Carter Phipps, co-author of the Wall St. Journal bestseller Conscious Leadership. He’s an optimist, a generalist, and an integrative thinker. Now he has an excuse for his insatiable book-buying habit—a show that explores the movements, trends, people, and ideas that are shaping the future. Phipps is also author of Evolutionaries, and cofounder of the Institute for Cultural Evolution. Through in-depth interviews and occasional rants and reflections, th ...
 
Policy Talk is a public affairs podcast that brings unique analysis and fresh insights to some of the most complex and urgent foreign and domestic policy challenges facing America and our allies today. Each episode features a deeply knowledgeable expert in an engaging, in-depth conversation about a specific public policy topic. Policy Talk seeks to educate and inform listeners who care about key public policy questions so they can better participate in the consequential debates occurring in ...
 
From nine to noon every weekday, Kathryn Ryan talks to the people driving the news - in New Zealand and around the world. Delve beneath the headlines to find out the real story, listen to Nine to Noon's expert commentators and reviewers and catch up with the latest lifestyle trends on this award-winning programme.
 
Have you ever wondered about the visual remains of past centuries that still survive in our cities and countryside today? Are you baffled by modern art? This collection provides you with insights into different aspects of art and visual culture between the Middle Ages and the present day. You will discover the wonders of medieval stained glass and learn how East meets West in a Byzantine icon. You will be introduced to the splendours of Baroque architecture and be taken on a tour of a specta ...
 
GX Podcast is a one-of-its-kind podcast on government experience thought leadership. In our inaugural series, the technology futurist Ian Khan talks to government services leaders, govtech innovators, and decision-makers at startups, emerging tech companies, thinktanks, and universities, and engages them in conversations around the need for governments to change their approach in the current times, and how governments can engage better with citizens and deliver superior service experiences. ...
 
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Photo: No known restrictions on publication. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Who knew the Taliban celebrates cricket? @Tunku Varadarajan @WSJOpinion https://www.wsj.com/articles/cricket-ban-afghanistan-team-taliban-islamist-women-rights-sexism-misogyny-australia-11631568330?st=hi60fhwvfqjfrsn&reflink=articl…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Iran unafraid of IAEA or sanctions in run-up to UNGA and an Iran Deal. Behnam ben Taleblu, @FDD https://apnews.com/article/europe-middle-east-iran-united-nations-tehran-cf7a0cde3774f261ff07eba978e266f4 Reuters German police arreste…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Boris Johnson's "Global Britain" in search of a global mission in AUKUS. Anatol Lieven https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/09/15/joint-leaders-statement-on-aukus/…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Erin O'Toole to join AUkUS immediately upon election. @ConradMBlack HFN https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/top-trudeau-rival-otoole-would-push-for-canada-to-join-us-uk-and-australia-security-alliance/ar-AAOwv2b…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Ex-Im Bank for Stalin, William Bullitt, Cordell Hull, FDR: April, 1934 HFN Union Guy Gets a Seat on Ex-Im Board | National Review https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/belated-happy-labor-day-union-guy-gets-a-seat-on-ex-im-board/…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow What is AUKUS for China? @RichardFontaine @CNASDC https://www.afr.com/policy/foreign-affairs/a-profound-move-for-both-canberra-and-washington-20210916-p58s5f?utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=nc&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1631761589…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow What is AUKUS for the US? @RichardFontaine @CNASDC https://www.afr.com/policy/foreign-affairs/a-profound-move-for-both-canberra-and-washington-20210916-p58s5f?utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=nc&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1631761589…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #NewWorldReport: Peronistas stumble. Latin American Research Professor Evan Ellis, U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute. @revanellis https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/argentinas-markets-rise-after-peronists-bruised-in-pr…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #NewWorldReport: The Duelling Demonstrations of Bolsonaro and Lula da Silva. Latin American Research Professor Evan Ellis, U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute. @revanellis https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/07/world/amer…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #NewWorldReport: Maduro on the march. Latin American Research Professor Evan Ellis, U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute. @revanellis GLXXG https://www.republicworld.com/world-news/south-america/maduro-accuses-colombia…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #NewWorldReport: Colombia Border War. Latin American Research Professor Evan Ellis, U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute. @revanellis GLXXG https://colombiareports.com/colombia-says-5-soldiers-killed-6-injured-in-guerr…
 
Rob Knowles is an artist, organic farmer and for the last twenty-one years a member of the Motueka Men's Support Group. It's a group of guys who sit around a fire in a tipi on a Monday night, discussing relationship issues, parenting and life's struggles. Rob has an exhibition opening on September 27th at the Suter Art Gallery in Nelson, of sixteen…
 
A year after the blast in the port of Beirut, Lebanon sinks into a severe economic crisis which the World Bank ranks in the top 10, and possibly top 3, most severe crises episodes globally since the mid-nineteenth century. Electricity, gas and even medicine are in short supply in the country. Angry residents wait in line for hours to fill their car…
 
Released 16 September 2021.Identifying the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol as an inflection point, this article analyzes the historical relationship between White supremacy and the US military from Reconstruction after the Civil War to the present. The article posits causes for the disproportionate number of current and former members of t…
 
Released 16 September 2021.Using US military aid as a lever to achieve human rights reforms has proven only marginally effective. This article examines the approaches employed by the Obama and Trump administrations to US military aid to Egypt and proposes practical steps that can be taken by policymakers and the military personnel on the ground to …
 
Philanthropies came into being to launder a plutocrat’s reputation. It’s become an industry today whose goal is preserving great wealth and maintaining dominance and control. According to our guest Edgar Villanueva, philanthropy has to be more than a wealth building The post Decolonize Philanthropy: What Does That Mean? appeared first on Keeping De…
 
Kevin Mazur, a post-doctoral fellow at Princeton University, talks about his latest book, Revolution in Syria: Identity, Networks, and Repression, with Marc Lynch on this week's podcast. The book shows that the challenge to the Syrian regime did not erupt neatly along ethnic boundaries, and that lines of access to state-controlled resources played …
 
Controversy over a recent ‘Dismantling Global Hindutava’ conference that targeted a politically charged expression of Hindu nationalism raises questions that go far beyond the anti-Muslim discriminatory policies of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government and ruling party.By James M. Dorsey
 
Today, we begin a three-part series on the Theocratic Kingdom. This series will define and describe the theocratic kingdom and discuss its significance in God’s plan for human history. We will investigate some of the most significant Scripture passages on this central theme, starting in the very first chapter of Genesis through Revelation 20.…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. Stephen Frand Cohen (1938 – 2020), American scholar of Russian studies. @Batchelorshow In joyful memory of my colleague of decades, Professor of Politics Stephen F. Cohen (November 25, 1930- September 18, 2020): Lecture delivered at McCosh 10, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey. December 10, 198…
 
Photo: Afghan evacuees entering a Polish C-130 Hercules during Operation Allies Refuge, 17 August 2021. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #AfterAfghanistan: August 30, 2021, South Gate of the Kabul Hamid Karzai International Airport, one story of an American citizen refused evacuation by the US State Departme…
 
Photo: DF-31 ballistic missiles . CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow PRC building DF-41 silos quickly. Peter Huessy, director of Strategic Deterrent Studies of the Mitchell Institute of the Air Force Association. @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill https://warriormaven.com/global-security/china-nuclea…
 
Photo: Window card for a famous musical of yesteryear, Thoroughly Modern Millie. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Knowns and Unknowns of the Milley revelations. @BillGertz @WashTimes @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2021/09/did-gen-milley-actually-go-rogue-at-end-o…
 
Photo: The Anglo-Chinese College; from Missionary Sketches XXVIII, January, 1825. CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Australia, United Kingdom and USA (AUKUS) link vs PRC. Rick Fisher, International Assessment Center @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill GLXXG https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/st…
 
Photo: Mongolian wolf (Canis lupus chanco) pursued by a falcon—who, in fact, is about to.land on and instantly kill the wolf. Screen grab CBS Eye on the World with John Batchelor CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Wang Yi Wolf Warrior warns Seoul & What is to be done? . @DavidMaxwell161 @FDD @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill GLXXG https://…
 
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