Saturday , May 27 2017

Category: Middle East/N. Africa

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  • Can the U.S. Counter ISIS on Social Media?

    Can the U.S. Counter ISIS on Social Media?

    Originally posted on author's Huffington Post blog The continued success of ISIS in using social media platforms for global recruitment has frustrated American officials. In an int ...

  • [LISTEN] Public Diplomacy & Counterinsurgency

    [LISTEN] Public Diplomacy & Counterinsurgency

    New research shows that the need for winning hearts and minds during counterinsurgency missions may be overstated.   Dr. Guy Golan and Michael Ardaiolo discuss the effectivene ...

  • [LISTEN] The New Face of Global Jihad

    [LISTEN] The New Face of Global Jihad

    A brief history of the Sunni Shia Muslim conflict, and how different militant Muslim groups could affect the current political structure of the Middle-East. Massimo Ramaioli comes ...

  • Why “Tyrant” Matters

    Why “Tyrant” Matters

    By: Blake Stilwell Twitter @blakestilwell In the new FX show “Tyrant,” Gideon Raff (of “Homeland” fame) created a series set in the fictional Middle Eastern country of Abbudin. The ...

Can the U.S. Counter ISIS on Social Media?

Can the U.S. Counter ISIS on Social Media?

Originally posted on author's Huffington Post blog The continued success of ISIS in using social media platforms for global recruitment has frustrated American officials. In an in ...

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[LISTEN] Public Diplomacy & Counterinsurgency

[LISTEN] Public Diplomacy & Counterinsurgency

New research shows that the need for winning hearts and minds during counterinsurgency missions may be overstated.   Dr. Guy Golan and Michael Ardaiolo discuss the effectiven ...

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[LISTEN] The New Face of Global Jihad

[LISTEN] The New Face of Global Jihad

A brief history of the Sunni Shia Muslim conflict, and how different militant Muslim groups could affect the current political structure of the Middle-East. Massimo Ramaioli comes ...

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Why “Tyrant” Matters

Why “Tyrant” Matters

By: Blake Stilwell Twitter @blakestilwell In the new FX show “Tyrant,” Gideon Raff (of “Homeland” fame) created a series set in the fictional Middle Eastern country of Abbudin. Th ...

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[LISTEN] Music Diplomacy in Timbuktu

[LISTEN] Music Diplomacy in Timbuktu

Could music reunite a war-torn Mali? “Return to Timbuktu” follows Malian musicians spreading just such a message.   Michael Ardaiolo and Dr. Guy Golan discuss Return to Timbu ...

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[LISTEN] Palestinians in Israel: Identity, Democracy & Peace

[LISTEN] Palestinians in Israel: Identity, Democracy & Peace

Arab citizens of Israel face questions of identity living in a Jewish state amid the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.   Dr. Guy Golan discusses Palestinians in Israel and the ef ...

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[LISTEN] Public Diplomacy & Democracy

[LISTEN] Public Diplomacy & Democracy

Does a democratic government predicate effective public diplomacy, or is it simply inhibiting a coherent message?   Michael Ardaiolo discusses how public diplomacy affects di ...

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[LISTEN] John Prendergast & NGO Public Diplomacy

[LISTEN] John Prendergast & NGO Public Diplomacy

From the Clinton White House to the Enough Project , John Prendergast has refined the art of engaging with publics.   Michael Ardaiolo and Jennifer Osias discuss the similari ...

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[LISTEN] The Al Jazeera Effect & International Broadcasting

[LISTEN] The Al Jazeera Effect & International Broadcasting

The Al Jazeera effect sparked an international broadcasting arms race. How much of an audience can governments buy?   Dr. Guy Golan discusses the Al Jazeera effect and how ot ...

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[LISTEN] Covering the Arab Awakening with GlobalPost

[LISTEN] Covering the Arab Awakening with GlobalPost

As the media landscape shifts, Charles Sennott and GlobalPost try new tactics to cover global events on the ground.   Dr. Guy Golan and Steve Davis discuss the media coverage ...

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