WPTF’S SCOTT BRIGGAMAN and DAVID SCHANZER for ON SECURITY on APRIL 28, 2016: In this latest installment On Security, David Schanzer speaks with Scott Briggaman about GOP front-runner Donald Trump’s views on foreign policy. David also discusses the humanitarian disaster in Aleppo and the crisis in Brazil as the Olympics approach. Music Credit: Righteous by […]
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On April 12, Ambassador William Burns presented on “American Leadership in a Changing International Landscape for the 2016 Anthony J. Drexel, Jr. Lecturer on International Studies. WATCH ABOVE by LAURA BRINN for DUKE TODAY on APRIL 15, 2016: The United States currently faces a key moment in history, with a “window of opportunity in which […]
via JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN CENTER on APRIL 18, 2016: Torang Asadi, a PhD student in Duke University’s Department of Religious Studies, outlines her comparative research on Iranian diaspora religious innovation in both United States (mostly Northern California) and Europe. She is a Council for European Studies fellow.
“We have to recognize that there are several shattered political visions that are still with us and there are several unhealed traumas or wounds – the Armenians, Kurds, Palestinians (for example)…we are still dealing with the long-term legacy of these unhealed wounds.” — Cemil Aydin, UNC-Chapel Hill by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary, on APRIL […]
via JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN CENTER on APRIL 11, 2016: Syrian author Khalid Khalifa sits down with Renée Ragin to discuss his process, his novels, and his thoughts on Syria today. Khalifa is an award-winning Syrian novelist, screenwriter and poet. Khalifa’s work “In Praise of Hatred” was been widely praised. Ragin is a PhD in Duke […]
Wrong response could lead to more radicalization, experts say via DUKE TODAY on MARCH 21, 2016: DURHAM, NC – Tuesday’s terrorist attacks in Brussels were likely aimed at eroding public confidence in the government’s ability to protect Belgians and provoking an overreaction against Muslims, says a Duke counterterrorism expert. The latter could play into Islamic […]
by PETE MILLS for DUKE CAMPAIGN STOP 2016 on MARCH 14, 2016: “You know, they all look like spoiled kids, too. They look like spoiled people.” Donald Trump, responding to my disruption (50:50) I had his attention. The bully stared me down and searched for the right words — the best way to belittle […]
via SIRIUS XM INSIGHT WITH DEAN OBEIDALLAH on FEBRUARY 29, 2016: Dean Obeidallah, live from Duke University, speaks with Professor Omid Safi, Duke’s Director of Islamic Studies Center, about Donald Trump’s claim that he didn’t deny knowing David Duke.