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Iraq Crisis Updates from Dr. Mohamed Ali Alhakim, Ambassador of Iraq to the United Nations, InFocus, produced by Dr. Jabbar Al-Obaidi, August 20, 2014
Jordan Press, Jordanian Media through the discussion with three journalists, from InFocus, produced by Dr. Jabbar Al-Obaidi, July 16, 2014
Mid East Views, April 4, 2014
Meet a Filmmaker: Beth Murphy and The List Screening, Conant 102, Wednesday, March 5, 2014
The United States and the Muslim World: The Early 19th Century, Maxwell Library Heritage Room, Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Experience: International Response and Regional Implications, European Parliamentary Research Service, January 10, 2014
Stories, Dance, and Culture from Turkey, by Dr. Yasar Ozan Say, November 12, 2013
T.S. Eliot and the Arab Free Verse Movement, by Dr. Sattar Jawad, October 22, 2013
Tweeting Syria October 3, 2013
The Road to Peace: A Palestinian Perspective by Palestinian Ambassador & Permanent Observer for Palestine to the UN, October 1, 2013
Eid al-Fitr, the "festival of breaking of the fast,", October 2, 2013
The Middle Way, by Ambassador Margaret Scobey, Former U.S. ambassador to Syria and Egypt, Spring 2013 John Quincy Adams Foreign Affairs Distinguished Speaker Series, April 30, 2013
Democracy, Islam and Development in the Arab World, by Dr. Shaheen Mozaffar, Professor, Political Science, Bridgewater Review, December 21, 2012
How and Why do Dictatorships Survive? Lessons for the Middle East, by Dr. Erica Frantz, Assistant Professor, Political Science, Bridgewater Review, December 21, 2012
Why Some Muslim Countries Are Democracies and Some Are Not, by Dr. Shaheen Mozaffar, Professor, Political Science, Bridgewater Review, December 21, 2012
Will the Arab Spring Succeed in Bringing Bread, Freedom, and Dignity?, by Dr. Sandra Popiden, Assistant Professor, Political Science, Bridgewater Review, December 21, 2012
Social Media and Political Changes in Al-Alam Al-Arabi, by Dr. Jabbar Al-Obaidi, Professor, Political Science, Bridgewater Review, December 21, 2012
International Production, about the filming of the Peacemaker, Padraig O'Malley, Iraq, November 21, 2012
Sectarian Conflicts in the Middle East: An Iraqi Parliamentarian’s Voice from Iraq, November 5, 2012, Center for Middle East Studies, Bridgewater State University
Iraqi Literary and Culinary Culture: A Unique Experience via Mind and Stomach, November 13, 2012, Center for Middle East Studies, Bridgewater State University
Losing Syria (And How to Avoid It), Salman Shaikh, Brookings Doha Center, October, 2012
The Crisis of the Global Middle Class: Part I, Brian P. Klein, World Politics Review, August 6, 2012
The Crisis of the Global Middle Class: Part II, Brian P. Klein, World Politics Review, August 7, 2012
The Anatomy of Egyptian Revolution: From 25th of January to the New Constitution, Müjge Küçükkeleş & Nuh Yılmaz & Selin M. Bölme & Taha Özhan & Ufuk Ulutaş & Yılmaz Ensaroğlu, SETA, May 30, 2012
Letters from Abbottabad: Bin Ladin Sidelined?, Don Rassler, Gabriel Koehler-Derrick, Liam Collins, Muhammad al-Obaidi, Nelly Lahoud, Combating Terrorism Center, May 03, 2012