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Mariel Davis at the UN Youth Assembly, August, 2013. CREDIT: Friendship Ambassador Foundation (FAF)
Education for Employment's Mariel Davis: Job Creation in the Arab World
The Middle East and North Africa is a particularly challenging region to create employment for young people and women, says Mariel Davis. Yet Education for Employment helps generate opportunities in unexpected and creative ways.
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Crisis in Yemen: Instability on the Arabian Peninsula
In this masterful, extremely grim talk, Haykel explains the complex historical background and current realities of the crisis in Yemen. In doing so, he analyzes key foreign players: the Saudis; the Iranians and their proxy, Hezbollah; and the Americans.
The UN's Efforts in International Development: Relevant or Not?
Which development initiatives really work? Drawing on his personal and professional experience, the UN's David Malone notes that experts' projects often fail and there are many very different paths to growth--take India and China, for example
Ethical Negotiation: Not an Oxymoron
In this second podcast with EthicalSystems.org we examine negotiation. Turning again to behavioral science, we learn that transparency and prioritizing joint gains can keep negotiations above-board.
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Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution
It's time to destroy the oppressive patriarchy of "the trifecta:" the state, the street, and the home, says fiery, courageous feminist Mona Eltahawy.
Israel, Iran, and ISIL: A Report on Security Challenges for the Greater Middle East
Charles Freilich, former Israeli deputy national security advisor, speaks on a wide range of topics, from Israel's domestic politics to ISIL--and why the preliminary nuclear agreement with Iran may be a positive development for Israel.
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Full Planet, Empty Plates
"We are in transition today from an age of surpluses to an age of scarcity," says Lester Brown. The manifold, intertwined causes include: population growth; climate change; water scarcity; and a glass ceiling for crop yields.
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Towards Non-Western Histories in International Relations Textbooks
"Exceptionalism" and other such IR concepts didn't originate solely in the West, as most textbooks continue to imply. Francis Grice shows what a misleading worldview they present and suggests how to move towards providing truly global histories.