Jocelyne Cesari. CREDIT: Gusta Johnson
Are We At War With Islam?
In Europe, both non-Muslims and Muslims need to honestly confront and contend with the stereotypes, anxieties, and resentments they have about each other, says Professor Cesari in this probing conversation on Muslims in Europe.
CREDIT: Gusta Johnson, Carnegie Council
Juan Cole on Europe's Muslims and Much More
Professor Cole, an expert in relations between the Muslim world and the West, gives an on-the ground perspective on the Iran nuclear talks and the reaction to them in the Arab world, Muslims in Europe, ISIS, Yemen, and much more.
CREDIT: Gusta Johnson
The Paradox of Liberation
Many of the successful campaigns for national liberation after WWII were based on democratic and secular ideals. Why have states such as India, Israel, and Algeria been unable to reproduce their political culture beyond one or two generations?
Ethical Systems Design: Bringing Behavioral Science Into Corporate Life
In this podcast, the first in a series together with EthicalSystems, we explore how the financial industry is beginning to apply behavioral economics to incentivize ethical decision-making and foster internal ethical cultures.
Left to right: David Speedie and Ambassador Mousavian. CREDIT: Gusta Johnson
P5 + 1 + Iran: Report on the Ongoing Nuclear Talks
Speaking on the very day of the nuclear accord, Mousavian explains why he believes the agreement is positive progress for both sides. And in a forthright discussion with the audience, he explains the Iranian perspective on Israel, and much more.
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ISIS is the Product of Muslim Humiliation and the New Geopolitics of the Middle East
A third wave of geopolitics is starting to take hold in the Middle East, characterized by failed states, political chaos and revolt, inter-state conflict, and foreign interventions. Yet this is not inevitable. This disastrous course can and must change.
Military ruins from the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan in Kabul, 2011. CREDIT: Suchitra Vijayan
Militarization in India & Beyond: Suchitra Vijayan & the Borderlands Project
What's it like to live in a disputed, militarized border region with a tangled history? In this fascinating podcast, Carnegie New Leader Vijayan discusses Arunachal Pradesh, which lies along the Tibet/India border, the much fought-over Kashmir, and more.
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International Conference on Democracy and Values:
Athens, Greece, April 25, 2015
As the Eurozone and democratic values at large hang in the balance, Carnegie Council and Global Thinkers Forum are convening a diverse group of scholars to discuss ethical leadership, the future of democracy, and political accountability.
A nurse at an Ebola treatment unit in Liberia.
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Ebola, Liberia, and the "Cult of Bankable Projects"
Instead of addressing core issues of state failure, development aid continues pushing narrowly focused agendas that have little meaning in places where institutions and infrastructure are broken.