• 2011-09-01 The Leadership of President Obama
US President Obama was elected in 2008 to overwhelming praise, support and hope. But he inherited an economy in crisis. And the post partisan atmosphere he promised in his campaign quickly devolved into politics as usual in Congress. Today we will try to determine which analysis is true. First we will look at his history, then at the specific actions he has taken and finally at how President Obama can regain the image of leadership he had during his 2008 campaign.
- Xie Tao, a Professor at Beijing Foreign Studies University.
- James Rae, Fullbright Scholar and Professor at China Foreign Affairs University.
- Denis Campbell, Editor and CEO of UK-Progressive.co.uk, and author of Egypt Unshackled: Using social media to (blank) the System.
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• 2011-08-31 Has the Arab Spring Made Israel Less Safe
The fall of dictators. The rise of the people. Government by popular consent and direction. These are the hopes of the Arab Spring. Positive outcomes by most accounts. Yet at least one country is worried: Israel.Today we will try to determine what the Arab Spring truly means for Israel. First by looking at the current security situation for Israel, then at its relations with its specific neighbors and finally at how Israel can work within the Arab Spring to secure itself.
- Shen Yamei, Assistant researcher from China Institute of International Studies.
- James Gelvin, Professor in the Department of History at University of California, Los Angels and Author of: Israel Palestine Conflict: One Hundred Years of War.
- Lenore G. Martin, the Louise Doherty Wyant Professor and Professor of Political Science at Emmanuel College; an Associate, at Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University; and Associate at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University.
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