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After living in Yemen for 10 years, and now assisting the Yemen response from abroad for five years I have realized the importance of telling the stories of Yemenis inside Yemen. This podcast features up to date news coming out of Yemen. How are Yemenis living? What is the real situation on the ground? Listen to the stories of their joys, fears, suffering, and resilience and learn about opportunities for you to be a part of their story.
 
Stand-up comedian Mike Eshaq is a United States Marine, an Arab American and a Muslim who can't stop eating bacon. His family hails from the country of Yemen, the yummiest of all the Arabs! Listen in as Mike shares dating advice in a segment called SLEEPING WITH THE YEMENI, rants about politics in a segment called YEMENI OF THE STATE and engages with guests about their own views of the world and these topics. This podcast is for anyone who wants an honest and hilarious take on the world from ...
 
The Lawfare Podcast features discussions with experts, policymakers, and opinion leaders at the nexus of national security, law, and policy. On issues from foreign policy, homeland security, intelligence, and cybersecurity to governance and law, we have doubled down on seriousness at a time when others are running away from it. Visit us at www.lawfareblog.com. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/lawfare. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Join Emily Blunt (The Devil Wears Prada, The Young Victoria), Amr Waked (Syriana), Academy Award®–winning screenwriter Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours), Academy Award®-nominated Producer Paul Webster (Atonement, Pride & Prejudice) as they discuss their new film. Based on the best selling novel by Paul Torday, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is a romantic, contemporary fable set amidst a fishing-obsessed Sheikh's attempts to introduce salmon into Yemen.
 
True Story Tent is a Middle East-based initiative that brings people together to share and listen to true personal stories. Without the aid of notes, every storyteller stands in front of an audience and shares one true story from their life. In this podcast, we share some of our favorites and speak to the storytellers to get a deeper insight into their stories.
 
Each week The Intercept’s Washington, D.C. bureau brings you one important or overlooked story from the political world. Bureau Chief Ryan Grim and a rotating cast of journalists, politicians, academics and historians tell you what the rest of the media are missing.
 
Jiran (جيران) is a 5-week summer language program from July 2-August 3, 2018 that pairs intermediate and advanced Arabic students with underserved Arabic-speaking families in New Britain, Connecticut. Jiran programming in a program focused on Arabic language learning and intercultural competence development. The program allows student participants to progress in Arabic, access Arabic speakers from places they cannot study abroad (Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Sudan, etc), and experientially learn abou ...
 
Each week Andrew Parasiliti, president of the award-winning news site Al-Monitor, and Amberin Zaman, Al-Monitor’s Senior Correspondent, interview newsmakers, journalists and thought leaders from the US and Middle East about the latest news and trends in the region. Andrew has been writing about, and traveling in, the Middle East for over three decades, meeting and interviewing the region’s top political and civil society leaders. Since obtaining his PH.D from Johns Hopkins University, he has ...
 
Welcome This is where you leave your message to the world. Look for the green record button at the top of the page. Click and follow the instructions. Start recording. Please see here: (http://voicesfromyemen.wordpress.com/2011/10/01/instructions-for-audioboo/) Begin your message with a brief introduction of who you are and what you stand for. Then, say: “Message to the world: I am a voice from Yemen … I would like………………(this is the part where you state your demands from the international co ...
 
Babel will take you beyond the headlines to discuss what’s really happening in the Middle East and North Africa. It features regional experts who explain what’s going on, provide context on pivotal developments, and highlight trends you may have missed. Jon Alterman, senior vice president, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and director of the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts the podcast along with his colleagues from ...
 
Join host Carol Castiel each week as she and two advocates from the world of politics, culture, public policy, or academia debate and discuss a critical issue in the news. This program brings depth, perspective, and insight to the world around us. Issues that affect our lives and global stability are debated and discussed in a free-wheeling, unscripted discussion of fact and opinion. Subscribe to a Podcast of the show Broadcast Schedule Encounter is broadcast on Saturdays and Sundays. You ca ...
 
A show about human rights coming to you every week from the Cambridge Centre of Governance and Human Rights. Tune in each week as our panel explores the rights and wrongs of contemporary politics, joined by fascinating guests from the University of Cambridge and around the world. (All rights reserved, so to speak. Our theme song, "Relative Dimensions", was created by the artificial intelligence at JukeDeck.)
 
Learn spoken Levantine (Syrian/Lebanese) Arabic with engaging and interesting episodes covering culture, history, politics, and the stories of people from the region. These clips are in slow, simplified spoken Arabic from the Levant, with English interjections to help you along. We also provide Arabic and English transcripts on our website:
 
Thoughts on life and death, war and peace, and politics, government and economics from a recovering morally injured war veteran. Matthew Hoh is a former Marine and State Department official who took part in the occupations of Afghanistan and Iraq. He is a 100% disabled veteran, a Senior Fellow Emeritus with the Center for International Policy, and he identifies politically as a libertarian socialist. He aspires to be an anarcho-Buddhist/Christian.
 
This weekly podcast takes listeners beyond the headlines and beyond our borders. We discuss often under-reported and complex issues, and give these stories room to breathe. Through tea, cake, and gossip round the kitchen table, we hope to gain a better understanding of the world we live in ... so we can start putting it to rights!
 
Each week, join us as we discuss issues that affect muslims locally and the global Islamic Ummah at large. We try to release an episode of Talking Minaret every week and now available on all the major podcasting platforms such as Google podcasts, Apple podcasts, Stitcher etc.
 
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Scott talks to Nasser Arrabyee about Yemen, where despite the Biden administration’s assurances almost six months ago that the U.S. would be ending its support for “offensive operations,” the Saudi coalition continues to terrorize the Yemeni civilian population, with crucial American support. The biggest problem facing Yemenis right now, of course,…
 
This week on Babel, Jon talks with Peter Salisbury, the International Crisis Group's senior analyst for Yemen with over a decade of experience working on the country. They discuss who's fighting in Yemen, what's at stake in the ongoing battle over Marib, and why the international community needs to broaden its mediation efforts to end the Yemeni co…
 
Scott interviews journalist Mark Curtis about his investigations into the UK role in the wars in Syria and Yemen. Regarding Yemen, Britain has long denied any involvement in that war, says Curtis, but it’s now been revealed that they, like the U.S., have been helping the Saudi coalition for years. The precise nature of the help the British governme…
 
Yemen remains a mess. Many years of warfare have left it politically fractured, economically shattered and with a true humanitarian crisis of multiple dimensions. And yet there are some small signs of hope, with the Biden administration increasing its engagement to achieve progress and the United Nations resetting its efforts with a new special env…
 
Aside from Ethiopia, Yemen has one of the longest (and we think among the most interesting) histories with coffee production. The region is largely to thank for the global spread of coffee, both as an agricultural product and as a beverage. Yet in recent years it has had a dramatic decline in both the production and, unfortunately, the quality of i…
 
In this podcast I tackle how Obama has Bomb in is name and how eyebrows are ruining my dating life. Buy Merch! https://mikefromdetroit.com/shop Find Mike Eshaq: Website: https://mikefromdetroit.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mikefromdetroit/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MikeFromDetroit/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/mikefromdetroit …
 
The explosion at Beirut’s port was a symptom, not a cause, of the country’s malaise. We find more questions than answers about the blast and a political class unshaken by it. For half a century, one Beirut resident has, from the same apartment, witnessed a history pockmarked by unexpected disaster. And our Big Mac index reveals the depth of Lebanon…
 
The U.S. raid on the compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, that brought Osama bin Laden to ultimate justice also recovered nearly half a million files. In 2017, these files were publicly released, but few people have the expertise, the experience and the time to go through those materials, as well as interview family members of bin Laden and former ass…
 
This week we’re reporting from Jersey, somewhere that’s at the forefront of development for digital technology. Known for its financial tech it’s also leading the way in ecological and medical technology too. This digital innovation is supported by a commitment to connectivity on the Island. Every home and almost every commercial property in Jersey…
 
Listen to Scott’s discussion from Freedom Fest with Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Abby Hall Blanco about whether the war on terrorism can be justified. This episode of the Scott Horton Show is sponsored by: The War State and Why The Vietnam War?, by Mike Swanson; Tom Woods’ Liberty Classroom; ExpandDesigns.com/Scott; EasyShip; Thc Hemp Spot; Green Mill Super…
 
Listen to Scott’s speech at Freedom Fest, where he explains that the war on terrorism is all the Democrats’ fault. This episode of the Scott Horton Show is sponsored by: The War State and Why The Vietnam War?, by Mike Swanson; Tom Woods’ Liberty Classroom; ExpandDesigns.com/Scott; EasyShip; Thc Hemp Spot; Green Mill Supercritical; Bug-A-Salt; Loren…
 
The semiconductor giant wants to acquire ARM—a British firm that is more complement than competitor—but regulators may balk. We look at what’s at stake in chips. Something is changing in Americans’ spiritual lives: a drift away from organised religion. We examine the startling rise in the “nothing in particular” denomination. And how women are lead…
 
Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman is the Pritzker Military Fellow at the Lawfare Institute, a former NSC staffer, and of course, an impeachment witness in the first impeachment of Donald J. Trump. He is also the author of the new book, "Here, Right Matters: An American Story." He joined Benjamin Wittes to talk about the book and the ground it co…
 
Stephen Kalin, Wall Street Journal correspondent based in Riyadh, describes the scope of social, economic, and political change in Saudi Arabia; the prospects for diplomacy with Iran and an end to the Yemen war; the impact of COVID-19 on the Saudi economy; the outlook for Saudi energy policy; US-Saudi relations; and more. See Privacy Policy at http…
 
Sweeping rural gains made as American forces have slipped out are now giving way to bids for urban areas; an enormous, symbolic victory for the insurgents looms. Singapore has enjoyed relative racial harmony for decades, but shocking recent events have revealed persistent inequalities. And why chewing gum has lost its cool. For full access to print…
 
The president's interactions with intelligence and public comments about intelligence are dramatically different in the first six months of the Biden administration than they were during the last presidency. To talk about those differences and why they matter for intelligence and national security, David Priess sat down with Sue Gordon and John McL…
 
Scott and Patrick Cockburn speculate about the future of Afghanistan as the United States ends its military involvement there. Cockburn reminds us that although the Taliban are making gains in parts of the country, they are far from universally popular, and the likelihood of an entirely Taliban-controlled Afghanistan seems somewhat low. This, he st…
 
Todays guest is my good friend Mike Sasson. I call him Liberal Rush Limbaugh. Mike is a Los Angeles based stand up comedian that after moving from his hometown of Pittsburgh has quickly become one of the most sought-after and respected comics on the LA comedy scene. Mike is also an accomplised broadcaster and has hosted a Sports Talk radio show in …
 
From August 6, 2019: Over the years, presidents have used different language to describe the withholding of information from Congress. To discuss the concept of "executive privilege," Margaret Taylor sat down with Mark Rozell, the Dean of the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University, and the author of "Executive Privilege: P…
 
Scott interviews Justin Cornett and Josh Eakle about their organization, For All Tennessee, which they describe as a lobbying group for the people. Cornett and Eakle target specific reforms that just about everyone in their state can agree on, bringing together moderate liberals, Trump supporters and democratic socialists on issues like ballot acce…
 
Scott talks to Kevin Gosztola and John Kiriakou about the trial of drone whistleblower Daniel Hale, who was just sentenced to 45 months in prison for crimes under the espionage act. Hale’s case is unlike some other recent whistleblowers, in that he freely pled guilty to an espionage charge but maintained that his actions were morally justified. Kir…
 
Scott interviews Gareth Porter about the tenuous and secretive relationship between the U.S., China and Taiwan. Since the Nixon administration, Porter explains, America has had an official, but mostly tacit, policy of supporting the “one China” principle—but U.S. officials rarely say so publicly. This has left an ambiguity surrounding Taiwan’s stat…
 
David Swanson discusses the new congressional and presidential war powers legislation that’s been proposed by Senators Murphy, Lee and Sanders. Swanson describes his initial fears about the bill, given how bad previous attempts to modify congressional war powers and AUMFs have been in recent years. And yet this bill is surprisingly good: it address…
 
From August 12, 2017: The new Netflix documentary Icarus may seem at first glance off the beaten path for Lawfare. It's a film about doping in international sports, not national security law or policy. But as Benjamin Wittes explained when he reviewed it here, it's really about much more than that: Icarus is not about L’Affaire Russe or Russian int…
 
This is our first year buying from the Telilia Washing Station and also the first time in quite a few years we’ve had a coffee from Jimma on offer! Jimma is one of the traditional coffee producing regions of Ethiopia, situated north of the famous Yirgacheffe. Traditionally, coffees from the Jimma region are called “Limu” and are produced using the …
 
Emily Haber has been Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United States since June 2018. Prior to her transfer to Washington, DC, she served in various leadership functions at the Foreign Office in Berlin. In 2009, she was appointed political director and, in 2011, state secretary, the first woman to hold either post. Thereafter, sh…
 
America’s pandemic-driven measures granting relief on mortgages and rent arrears will soon expire, and millions of people are in danger of losing their homes. The Netherlands’ history of slavery is often overlooked; a new exhibition goes to great lengths to confront it. And how Marmite’s love-it-or-hate-it reputation represents an unlikely marketin…
 
For the past decade, Tunisia's democracy has stood out as one of the few remaining bright spots of the Arab Spring. But earlier this week, it entered its own crisis as President Kais Saied declared a state of emergency, suspended parliament and stated his intent to move forward with widespread prosecutions as part of a long-promised anti-corruption…
 
Arab Digest editor William Law in conversation with Annelle Sheline, a Research Fellow in the Middle East program at the Quincy Institute in Washington DC. The podcast focusses on the marketing of 'moderate Islam' as a propaganda weapon designed to convince the West and most importantly America that the authoritarian regimes that espouse it are bas…
 
Freelancers and entrepreneurs, this episode is a must-listen-to interview for anyone who wants the ability to flexibly earn a living and make extra cash. Young Voices contributor Gabriella Hoffman joins the program again to discuss the PRO Act, what it means for the gig economy, and how it may impact the economy for decades to come if signed into l…
 
Scott talks to Dave DeCamp about what’s going on in the various corners of America’s would-be empire. In Afghanistan, as predicted, the Taliban have been making gains against the Afghan government as the U.S. military withdraws—but the Biden administration’s withdrawal is still tepid, as they plan to keep a small number of troops to protect the emb…
 
The social-media behemoth revealed huge profits and stressed even bigger plans: to become an e-commerce giant and a hub for digital creators, and to pioneer something called the “metaverse”. After a bruising election, Peru has an inexperienced new president; matching policy to his hard-left platform will be a dangerous game. And the publisher tryin…
 
The attempted insurrection on January 6 is back in the headlines. This week, the House select committee investigating the Capitol riot began its work with its very first hearing. So for our Arbiters of Truth series on our online information environment, Evelyn Douek interviewed Quinta Jurecic about social media’s role in warning of the riot. Specif…
 
Scott talks to Dave DeCamp about what’s going on in the various corners of America’s would-be empire. In Afghanistan, as predicted, the Taliban have been making gains against the Afghan government as the U.S. military withdraws—but the Biden administration’s withdrawal is still tepid, as they plan to keep a small number of troops to protect the emb…
 
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