Samuel Huntington is believed to have formalized the new policy of the US toward Middle Eastern countries. In his book Clash of civilizations written in 1993, the coming confrontations and wars were predicted or rather suggested. We need to examine Huntingtons work and motivations for constructing such a frame work. To do this task we … Continued
Voices of the Middle East and North Africa
2:00 PM Pacific Time: Wednesdays
The richly diverse and fascinating world of culture and politics of the Middle East and North Africa, exploring the complex web of class, gender, ethnic, religious and regional differences which separate and distinguish the ways of life and political and ideological perspectives of people in that part of the world.
Co-hosted by Malihe and Mira.
Join co-hosts Malihe and Khalil for this weeks program, during which, we will first hear a conversation with Dr Ali Dinar, Outreach Coordinator of African Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania and Dr. Mohamed Elgadi, a Sudanese activist and the founder of Group Against Torture in Sudan (GATS). We will speak with them about … Continued
George Bush administration in the past 4 years has adopted the policy of pre-emption that resulted in war and destruction in different countries. Thousands of people from Iraq and Afghanistan are the victims of this war-driven administration. It is important to see differences between this government and previous ones without having any illusions toward the … Continued
Today’s interviews are produced by Mehmet Bayram, Sureya Sayadi and Susan Galleymore. Our interviews are with three different scholars covering various aspects of Kurdish issues, these guests will be speakers among many others at the Kurdish Human Rights Conference on September 4th and 5th in San Francisco. First we start with Dr. Nicole Watts an … Continued
Join co-hosts Malihe and Ali Ezzatyar, sitting in for Khalil, for this week’s program, during which, we will first hear a conversation with Khalida Jarrar, Director of Addameer Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association, about the on-going hunger strike by Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons. Later in the program, there will be an interview … Continued
Johayna Marlow and John Young feature an in-depth interview from besieged Gaza with Dr Mona El-Farra from the Al-Awda hospital near Beit Hannoun, and with our very own Bay Area Professor, Dr Jess Ghannam of the Gaza Community Mental Health Program. These two prominent doctors spoke with us about the current medical conditions in Gaza, … Continued
Join Malihe and Dr Beshara Doumani for this week’s program in which we will hear an interview with Dr. Naseer H. Aruri: Chancellor Professor (Emeritus) of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth about his latest book titled Dishonest Broker : The Role of the United States in Palestine and Israel. In this … Continued
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To coincide with the declaration of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on July 9th, we produced a special interview. Johayna Marlow speaks with Jamal Juma’ of PENGON (The Palestinian Environmental NGOs Network), Coordinator of the Grassroots Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign, and with Shariif Omar, President of the Committee against Land Confiscation. Shariif is a farmer … Continued
Join co-hosts Malihe and Khalil for this week’s program, during which, we will first hear an interview with Elaine Hagopian, Professor Emerita of Sociology at Simmons College, to discuss the policies of the Syrian regime under the presidency of Bashar Al-Asad. Bashar succeeded his father, Hafiz Al-Asad in July 2000 when the latter passed way … Continued