CEBC MENA Podcast: Automated Vehicles – How, Why, and When

 CEBC MENA · S2. E6. Automated Vehicles: Why, How and When? From Dubai to Minnesota This episode hosts Kristin R. White, Executive Director ǀ Connected & Automated Vehicles Office (CAV-X) and Dr. Ismail Zohdy, Programme Manager of Self-Driving Transport Strategy at Dubai Road and Transport Authority (RTA). In this episode of the CEBC MENA…

İran’da Reisi Dönemi

İran, hem kendisi, hem yakın bölgesi, hem de dünyadaki güç dengeleri açısından bakıldığında kritik bir dönemde seçime gitti. Ruhani lider Ayetullah Ali Hamaney’in yakın çevresinden bir isim olan Yargı Erki eski başkanı İbrahim Reisi, İran İslam Cumhuriyeti’nin yeni cumhurbaşkanı oldu. Reisi, İran’ın uzun süredir içinde bulunduğu ekonomik sıkıntılar, ülkenin Batı ile ilişkileri, ve bölge ülkeler…

Iran’s Raisi Era

Iran held elections at a critical time in terms of itself, its region, and the balance of power in the world. Ibrahim Reisi, the former head of the Judiciary, who is a close circle of the spiritual leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has become the new president of the Islamic Republic of Iran. How can the…

U.S.-Pakistan Relations: At a Crossroads?

Some have said that the relationship between the United States and Pakistan is at a crossroads with the imminent withdrawal of the US from Afghanistan. What opportunities and challenges will this create for future relations between the two countries? Sadia Sulaiman is an assistant professor at the Area Study Centre for Africa, North and South…

U.S.-Pakistan Relations: At a Crossroads?

Some have said that the relationship between the United States and Pakistan is at a crossroads with the imminent withdrawal of the US from Afghanistan. What opportunities and challenges will this create for future relations between the two countries? Michael Kugelman is the Asia Program deputy director and senior associate for South Asia at the…

U.S.-Afghanistan Relations: Vision for the Future

Is there political will in the U.S. to help Afghanistan maintain the social, economic, and human rights gains of the past two decades? If so, what are some of the policies you think should be pursued to this end? Carter Malkasian was the special assistant for strategy to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of…

Podcast: Emerging Forms of Islamic Civil Society (Part I & II)

This two-part podcast series is part of a Regional Policy Dialogue organized in early 2021 by the Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs, in cooperation with the European Neighbourhood Council, and with the support of the Hollings Center for International Dialogue. Held over February and March 2021, the organizers gathered together a group of experts,…

Youth, Social Entrepreneurship, and Sustainable Development Project

 Youth continue to be largely ignored by those in power. Rather than viewing them as important human capital, youth are often viewed with suspicion because they frequently challenge traditional norms and ways of doing things in society. These authorities fail to comprehend that putting youth to work would not only enhance economic growth, but…

CEBC MENA Podcast: Mobility Behavior in MENA & the USA

 In this episode, Dr. Joanna Moody, Research Program Manager at MIT Energy Initiative’s Mobility Systems Center, discusses her research on the people’s mobility behavior in the US and the MENA regions and how different they are and her research survey on the so-called “Car Pride” across the US and the MENA countries and how…

CEBC MENA Podcast: Alternative Fuels and Powertrains – MENA & USA

CEBC MENA · S2. Ep3: Alternative fuels and powertrains: MENA vs USA In this episode of the CEBC MENA Podcast, our guest speakers discuss the recent technological developments in new energy vehicles in the USA and the MENA regions, the impact of these technological advancements on the adoption rate of these new energy vehicles, the…