Archive for May, 2011

Ahmet Davutoglu interview (Aljazeera)

May 26, 2011 Leave a comment

The Turkish foreign minister talks about the recent developments across the Middle East and explains why he was worried about a negative domino effect.

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Benjamin Netanyahu address to US Congress 24/5/11

May 26, 2011 Leave a comment
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Christopher Hitchens’ opening statement on god

May 24, 2011 Leave a comment

Christopher Hitchens’ opening statement on god during the debate.

A history of Student Revolt

May 24, 2011 Leave a comment

John Rees charts the political history of student movements – from volunteer strikebreakers in the twenties to their more recent role as a catalyst for mass movements of radical social change.

Iran’s Backyard (CrossTalk – Russia Today)

May 21, 2011 Leave a comment

With the “Arab Spring” marching forward, what about Iran? The West has tried to isolate the Islamic Republic for decades with little success. Now the shoe is on the other foot – with the Washington consensus coming to an end in the Arab Middle East, will Iran be able to fill the power vacuum? CrossTalking with Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich, Jonathan Paris and Mohammad Marandi.

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President Obama’s Full Speech on Middle-east Policy

May 20, 2011 Leave a comment

With a backdrop of continuing anti-government protests in the Arab world and criticism from some corners over a perceived uneven U.S. response, President Obama said in a major policy speech Thursday that the U.S. would use its influence and economic power to support the region’s transitions to democracy.

I Knew the Shah

May 14, 2011 Leave a comment
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Lara Logan breaks her silence

May 10, 2011 Leave a comment

In her first television interview since being sexually assaulted two months ago, the CBS News chief foreign correspondent and “60 Minutes” reporter reveals what happened to her in Tahrir Square in an interview with Scott Pelley.

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Arab Awakening – Libya: Through the fire (Aljazeera)

Through the eyes of a Libyan-born filmmaker, we investigate the dark stories emerging from a country fast unravelling into civil war.

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Iran’s Documentary of Yesterday and Today (Rick Steves)

Join Rick as he explores the most surprising and fascinating land he’s ever visited: Iran. In a one-hour, ground-breaking travel special on public television, you’ll discover the splendid monuments of Iran’s rich and glorious past, learn more about the 20th-century story of this perplexing nation, and experience Iranian life today in its historic capital and in a countryside village. Most important, you’ll meet the people of this nation whose government so exasperates our own.

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