Political Islam or 'Islamism'—as a narrative, an ideology, and a political project—stands at a crossroads today. Dialogue snapshot report.
Recently, U.S.-Iraq relations underwent a major shift in policy. What will the “advise, assist, and enable” phase look like?
Crossroads: Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the United States is a public snapshot report of a summer 2021 dialogue as significant events occured.
In 2021 the Center hosted experts, civil society representatives, and officials to discuss the emergence of Islamic civil society in Central Asia.
A Hollings Center dialogue on U.S.-Turkey relations that took viewpoints from multiple generational perspectives. Read the snapshot report.
How can smart and sustainable cities create fairer urban environments for all? Read the latest snapshot report.
The rise of new media has altered how we consume information and news throughout the world. Read our snapshot report on the new landscape in MENA.
Spanning five continents, megacities present numerous economic, demographic, and environmental challenges and opportunities. Those opportunities may differ in scope, but are shared in essence across the board. As such, they present a timely topic for international dialogue and cross-cultural collaboration. In an effort to discuss the opportunities and challenges within megacities, the Hollings Center for International Dialogue conducted a dialogue conference in Jakarta in July 2019. The dialogue featured researchers, urban planners, municipal officials, journalists, architects, and environmentalists representing Baghdad, Cairo, Dhaka, Istanbul, Jakarta, Lahore, Los Angeles, and New York.
Some countries in the GCC face a harsh economic outlook due to unemployment, high debt levels, and strained financial markets. In addition they face climate change and mounting geopolitical and security concerns. A need exists for inter-GCC dialogue and coordination with international partners like the US and the European Union.
The MENA region face great challenges of social integration and economic diversification. The region hosts an unprecedented number of refugees. And while there are many entrepreneurship and livelihood programs in the region, there is a need for sustainable economic solutions for these marginalized communities.