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Episode 12: U.S.-Iraq Relations - Picking Up Where We Left Off

Listen to Picking Up Where We Left Off on US-Iraq Relations byPicking Up Where We Left Off on Synopsis: US-Iraq Relations Almost 20 years following the U.S. invasion of Iraq, the country finds itself yet again at a crossroads. There have been recent struggles of forming a government under the shadow of persistent threats […]

US Policy Toward Syria

What are the perceptions of U.S. engagement in Syria? What should the United States change in its policy toward Syria?

Climate Change Mitigation in MENA

How can efforts in climate change mitigation in MENA be integrated into U.S. policies in the Middle East? Zeinab Shukar answers.

The New Iraq and US Policy

How will the new Iraq and U.S. policy be aligned? What does the “new Iraq” look like? Mohammed Shummary gives details.

U.S. Engagement in MENA

What changes should be suggested to the post-9/11 U.S. engagement in MENA? Elizabeth Nugent provides thoughts and suggestions.

Gender Dimension of Pakistan's Security

In a recent study for UN Women, Dr. Simbal Khan carried out a comprehensive analysis of the gender dimension of Pakistan's security policies.

Episode 11: Higher Education Internationalization - Picking Up Where We Left Off

Listen to Picking Up Where We Left Off on Higher Education Internationalization byPicking Up Where We Left Off on Synopsis: Higher Education Internationalization The number of students studying internationally topped more than 5.6 million in 2020. Yet, higher education internationalization encompasses much more than student mobility. It includes critical issues such as student and […]

Episode 10: China-MENA Relations - Picking Up Where We Left Off

The rise of China as an investor, financier and economic partner in MENA deserves closer attention. Learn more about China-MENA relations in our podcast.

Supporting Women Scholars in Afghanistan

How is the Afghan Womens Scholars network supporting women scholars in Afghanistan? Founder Sweeta Akbari explains AWS’ platform.

Supporting Scholars Inside Afghanistan

What role can the international community play in supporting students and scholars inside Afghanistan? M. Abul Ahrar Ramizpoor answers.

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