Are You There Iran? It's Me, Hamas
A discussion of Iran's role in Gaza
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 READ MORE
Need for International Response to "Caliphate"
As ISIS gains more traction in the region, the international community’s lack of action inadvertently lays the foundation for increased terrorist attacks, the violent repression and persecution of ethnic and religious minorities, and the further destabilization of Syria and Iraq.
Monday, July 21, 2014 READ MORE
China Bans Ramadan
China's recent ban on Ramadan is just another reminder of the religious and cultural persecution China's Muslim Uighur population faces.
Wednesday, July 09, 2014 READ MORE
More Than Women's Rights at Stake in Gender Equality Fight
Although there is still much work to be done, women throughout the MENA region have proven that they have the power and the agency to create tangible change.
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 READ MORE
So You're Considering Grad School...
A letter to students considering graduate work in the International Relations field from someone who just went through the application process
Friday, June 27, 2014 READ MORE
The Middle East's Refugee Crisis
The UNHCR's Global Trends 2013 Report highlights Middle Eastern crises and their impact on the world's rapidly rising number of refugees.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 READ MORE
Dictators Change, Things Stay the Same
The latest sentences are a continuation of the repressive crackdown on opposition to the current Egyptian government and demonstrate the state’s dangerous expansion of control.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 READ MORE
In Iraq Crisis, a Chance for Iranian and Western Rapprochement?
As the situation in Iraq further crumbles, unlikely bedfellows look to stabilize the country and halt the advance of the terrorist organization ISIS. Is there a role for Iran and the West to work together?
Thursday, June 19, 2014 READ MORE
How to Save Iraq: Weighing the Options
The news is inundated with policy experts advocating every degree of intervention from boots on the ground to complete passivity - what's the best course of action?
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 READ MORE
Is Peace Possible? [Video]
Former Congressman Robert Wexler, president of the S. Daniel Abraham Center, visited UCLA on May 22, 2014 for his talk on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, "Is Peace Possible?"
Wednesday, June 04, 2014 READ MORE
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