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Crisis in Yemen: Instability on the Arabian Peninsula | 05/22/15 Bernard Haykel In this grim, masterful talk Bernard Haykel explains the complex historical background and current realities of the crisis in Yemen. In doing so, he analyzes key foreign players: the Saudis, now with a new king, whose favorite son is playing a major role; the Iranians and their proxy, Hezbollah; and the Americans, whose policy he describes as "catastrophic."

U.S.-China MOOC Cooperation: Toward Educational Advancement | 05/20/15 Joel Alexander, Sophie Site Jia Although MOOCs are booming in China, the country still faces structural and technical challenges. A U.S.-China partnership on MOOCs will offer educational benefits to the large labor force in China and an additional market to expanding MOOCs in the United States.

Addressing Modern-Day Slavery in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) | 05/20/15 Nubia Pena, Paolo Zabala Alfar Of the world's 36 million trafficking victims, nearly two-thirds are from Asian countries. In order for the United States and Asia to have a promising future in trade, foreign policy negotiations, and mutual investment in socioeconomic development, there must be a closer collaboration to eradicate this terrible crime.

The UN's Efforts in International Development: Relevant or Not? | 05/19/15 David M. Malone 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 paths to growth--take India and China, for example. The trend now is to move away from grand schemes. What's important are each group's social preferences.

Ethical Negotiation: Not an Oxymoron | 05/18/15 Max H. Bazerman, Hal Movius, Steve Satterwhite, Ashlee Vance, Amber Kiwan, Julia Taylor Kennedy In this second podcast in our collaboration with EthicalSystems.org, we examine negotiation. Turning again to behavioral science for insight, we learn that transparency and prioritizing joint gains can keep negotiations above-board, and might help companies avoid the pitfalls that beset Dell Computers a few years ago.

Israel, Iran, and ISIL: A Report on Security Challenges for the Greater Middle East | 05/14/15 Charles D. Freilich, David C. Speedie Charles Freilich, former Israeli deputy national security advisor, speaks on a wide-ranging set of topics, from Israel's post-election domestic politics to external threats from ISIL--and why the May 2 preliminary agreement between the P5 + 1 and Iran may be seen as a positive development for Israel.

Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution | 05/11/15 Mona Eltahawy, Naureen Chowdhury Fink The Middle East needs a double revolution--not just a political one, but a social/sexual one as well, says fiery, courageous feminist Mona Eltahawy. It's time to destroy the oppressive patriarchy of "the trifecta:" the state, the street, and the home. But Arab women don't need "rescuing." Misogyny exists everywhere in varying degrees. Fight it at your own, local level.

Towards Non-Western Histories in International Relations Textbooks | 05/08/15 Francis Grice "Exceptionalism" and many other concepts didn't originate solely in the West, yet most international relations textbooks continue to focus on Western history when outlining the evolution of the international order. Francis Grice shows what a lopsided, misleading worldview this is, and suggests how to move towards providing truly global histories.

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