Hollings Center Bilateral Relations Dialogues cover consequential and challenging topics that link Muslim-majority nations and the United States. Dialogues center on looking for beneficial areas of partnership between the US and specific countries and regions.
In order to assess the history, current state, and future course of Egypt-U.S. relations, dialogue participants debated the 30-year history of the strategic relationship between Egypt and the United States. Participants discussed the role of the United States in promoting democracy and human rights in Egypt, the impact of economic aid and the influence of…
Organized in cooperation with the University of Birmingham, this dialogue explored whether academic and cultural exchange can reduce political tensions. Participants discussed popular views of the United States and Iran as are held in each country, the state of Iranian studies in the United States and ways to reduce misunderstandings across American and Iranian publics.
March 2008 Held at Al-Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco, in cooperation with the Institute of International Education (IIE), this dialogue provided new perspectives to one of the fastest-growing areas of higher education. Participants discussed how to create more diverse study abroad programs throughout the Arab world, enhance the capacity of Arab universities to host U.S….
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