Women in Foreign Policy Launch

The Center hosted an event for the Women in Foreign Policy initiative on September 17, 2015 in its Istanbul office conference space. The event, which featured speaker Asma Khader, President of the Sisterhood is Global Institute in Jordan, was the launch event for Women in Foreign Policy, an initiative that the Center is supporting. Ms….

Food for Diplomacy USA

On September, 29, 2015, the Hollings Center partnered with the Lifelong Learning Center at Kadir Has University to hold an event entitled Food for Diplomacy USA. This event followed-up on the Center’s next generation dialogue, Decoding Perceptions in U.S.-Turkey Relations held in fall of 2013.  The event was held as part of the Lifelong Learning…

Timor Sharan on Afghanistan’s Foreign Policy

Timor Sharan, Program Management Unit Director at The Asia Foundation, discusses Afghanistan’s foreign policy in light of last year’s presidential election. He specifically examines Afghanistan’s experiences with neutrality versus alignments with regional or international powers. He also discusses how the upcoming loya jirga and 2016 parliamentary elections could affect power sharing in Afghanistan.  

Carter Malkasian on U.S. Role in Afghanistan

Dr. Carter Malkasian, Principal Research Scientist at CNA Corporation, discusses the U.S. role in Afghanistan’s transformation and explores how Afghans perceive changes in the Afghan-U.S. relationship.  

Rabia Chaudry on American Muslim Identity

Rabia Chaudry, National Security Fellow at the New America Foundation and President of Safe Nation Collaborative, discusses changes to American Muslim identity following 9/11. She discusses how the rapid need for American Muslims to answer for broad aspects of Islam created the “professional Muslim” and offers ideas for how Muslims in American can reclaim personal…