Middle East Institute Podcasts
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To promote the flow of information and ideas between the Middle East and the United States, MEI regularly hosts leading experts and officials, including authentic voices from the region, at its conferences and weekly programs in Washington. Events are free and open to the public.
||CleanIsrael-Palestine: What Can Be Learned from Other Conflicts?||A conversation with Dahlia Scheindlin presented with Mitvim and FMEP||8/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGaza Approaching a Boiling Point?||A discussion on how to mitigate the political and humanitarian crisis in Gaza.||8/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAssessing the Trump Administration's Counterterrorism Policy||Six months into President Trump's term, what are the elements of continuity or change in counterterrorism policies?||7/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPanel: Challenges in Yemen, Lebanon, and Afghanistan||How far has the Iranian-Houthi relationship developed? What defines success in addressing the Iranian role in Yemen? What are the facts and trends in Iranian support for Hezbollah and its broader role in Lebanon? What are the risks of another Hezbollah-Is||7/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPanel: Challenges in Syria and Iraq||What are the facts of Iranian deployments (own forces and directed militias) in Syria and Iraq? What is the U.S. strategy for reducing Iran’s direct and indirect military presence in Syria and in reducing Iranian influence in Baghdad post-Mosul? What st||7/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPanel I: Assessing the Threat, Calibrating a Strategy||Countering Iran's growing influence in the broader Middle East is a major goal of the Trump Administration. President Trump forcefully reinforced this policy on his recent visit to Saudi Arabia and Israel. But what does this mean? The administration has s||7/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKeynote Remarks by U.S. Senator Christopher Coons||Countering Iran's growing influence in the broader Middle East is a major goal of the Trump Administration. President Trump forcefully reinforced this policy on his recent visit to Saudi Arabia and Israel. But what does this mean? The administration has s||7/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSettlements at 50 Years - An Obstacle to Peace and Democracy||A conversation with New Israel Fund President Talia Sasson and Haaretz Newspaper's Amir Tibon on the impact of Israeli settlement expansion on the peace process.||6/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIran and Pakistan: Security, Diplomacy and American Influence||MEI is pleased to host Alex Vatanka, author of "Iran and Pakistan: Security, Diplomacy and American Influence," and discussant Amb. Teresita Schaffer in a book talk and signing. Marvin Weinbaum will moderate the event.||6/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanU.S. Policy Options in Afghanistan and Pakistan||An Event in the Louis R. Hughes Lecture Series weighing the issues confronting the U.S. in Afghanistan and Pakistan.||3/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
For those who don't want to watch the videos of these panels, the podcast is a great alternative. Middle East Institute panels cover a range of topics that you can choose from, providing nuance, and in-depth conversation on important issues facing the MENA region. Highly recommended for those working in or on MENA.
Needs to fix its dates
All episodes are released with the year "0017," which keep crashing my app. Please fix it. Otherwise great podcast.