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Middle East

A look at four countries of the Arabian Peninsula begins October 18

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Submitted 10-14-2018 under NONPROFITS

The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan seeks to shed some light on the Arabian Peninsula by presenting four evenings of conversation on four Middle Eastern countries: Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Yemen.   Perhaps there is no region of...

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"Eye on Iran: Assessing the Nuclear Deal; Saudi Arabian Conflict; and U.S. Relations"

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Submitted 10-19-2016 under

With sectarian rhetoric that continues to divide the region, proxy wars between Iran and Saudi Arabia intensifying, and the uncertain effects of the nuclear deal on U.S.-Iranian relations one year after its implementation, it is clear that American...

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World Affairs Council of Western Michigan Announces 2016 Great Decisions Global Discussion Series

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Submitted 01-29-2016 under NONPROFITS

  Grand Rapids, Michigan, January 18, 2016 – Global migration, climate change, cybersecurity, genocide prevention and normalizing relations with Cuba are a few of the dynamic topics being explored as the World Affairs Council of Western...

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Our Allies in the Middle East: The Future of Kurdistan with Dr. Jessie Clark, Geographer, University of Nevada-Reno

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Submitted 01-29-2016 under

Kurdistan, a mountainous area made up of parts of Turkey, Iraq, Iran, and Syria, is home to one of the largest ethnic groups in the region: the Kurds. Most in the West know them as a close U.S. ally in the Middle East and a bulwark against the...

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Live concert, documentary of experience in West Bank to visit Wealthy Theatre Saturday

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Submitted 02-08-2013 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday night at Wealthy Theatre, WYCE artists "The Joshua Davis Band" will debut Davis' new CD based largely on Davis' experience in the Palestinian West Bank. The live concert will be preceded by a screening of the...

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Catalyst Radio: Bill Cotter's documentation of six months in the occupied West Bank of Palestine

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Submitted 06-03-2011 under NONPROFITS

A group of youth chant against the Israeli occupation, harassing soldiers assigned to and passing through their villages.   INTERVIEW (9:24) Bill Cotter spent six months in the West Bank of Palestine and was taken back by the reactions he saw...

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