Voices of the Middle East

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Voices of the Middle East on 06/11/10

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Fri, 06/11/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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NonViolent Resistance from the Iranian Green Movement to the Freedom Flotillas

NonViolent Resistance from the Iranian Green Movement to the Freedom Flotillas: An intriguing dialogue with Professor Hamid Dabashi, Columbia University, and Professor Ramin Jahanbegloo, University of Toronto

Ramin Jahanbegloo was born in Tehran, Iran. He has a doctorate in philosophy from Sorbonne University in Paris, France where he lived for twenty years. He was a post-doctorate fellow in Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University.

Jahanbegloo's intellectual activity focuses on fostering constructive dialogue between divergent cultures. He has written numerous books and articles in Persian, English and French on the subject of Western philosophy and modernity.

Voices of the Middle East on 04/09/10

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Fri, 04/09/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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President Obama's Nuclear Policy and Its Success or Failure in the Middle Ea

President Obama's Nuclear Posture Review and the success of the policy with regards to the Middle East,

An interview with Flynt Leverett, Ph.D., New America Foundation, Director, Iran Initiative, Senior Research Fellow, American Strategy Program and Director, Geopolitics of Energy Initiative

Voices of the Middle East on 03/12/10

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Fri, 03/12/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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An interview with Professor Stephen Zunes, U. of San Francisco

Poor record of President Obama when it comes to Israeli’s violation of Human Rights and an analysis of the Islamic non-violent movements: Professor Stephen Zunes, University of  San Francisco


Voices of the Middle East on 08/14/09

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Fri, 08/14/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Upcoming elections in Afghanistan

Goudarz Eghtedari reports on upcoming elections in Afghanistan, his guests are Amin Wahab and Ahmad Qayoumi, both Portlanders from Afghani descent.

Voices of the Middle East on 07/10/09

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Fri, 07/10/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Voices of the Middle East presents:

An interview on sociological analysis of the recent events in Iran with Professor Mahmoud Sadri, Texas Woman's University, and Professor Hossein Farahani, Portland States University.

Voices of the Middle East on 02/12/09

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Thu, 02/12/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Two views from accross the oceans

Iranian Islamic Revolution, 30 years later;

Two views from accross the oceans.
Goudarz Eghtedari speaks with Ambassador John Limbert
Thursday February 12th, 2009

Voices of the Middle East on 08/14/08

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Thu, 08/14/2008 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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An interview with Robert DreyfussOn issues related to US presence in the Middle East: Iraq, Iran, an

For nearly fifteen years, Robert Dreyfuss has worked as an independent journalist who specializes in magazine features, profiles, and investigative stories in the areas of politics and national security. In 2001, he was profiled as a leading investigative journalist by the Columbia Journalism Review, and two of his articles have won awards from The Washington Monthly. In 2003, Dreyfuss was awarded Project Censored’s first prize for a story on the role of oil in U.S.


Chris Toensing on Palestine and Gaza

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Wed, 06/13/2007

Chris Toensing is the executive director of the Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP) and senior editor of the Middle East Report. He was interviewed by Goudarz Eghtedari in the eve of the take over of Gaza by Hamas forces for the Kboo's Voices of the Middle East program. He commented on the situation in Palestine after this conflict and about the future of the Peace between Israelis and Palestinians. For previous shows click here!


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