Maziar Bahari’s interview with TVO

June 18, 2011 Leave a comment

Journalist Maziar Bahari was imprisoned at Iran’s infamous Evin Prison. He sits down with Steve Paikin to discuss his time spent at Evin, and the brewing battle between president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and supreme leader Ayatollah Khamanei.

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Everything and Nothing (BBC Documentary)

June 18, 2011 Leave a comment

Professor Jim Al-Khalili searches for an answer to these questions as he explores the true size and shape of the universe and delves into the amazing science behind apparent nothingness.

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The Second World War (Timeline)

June 18, 2011 Leave a comment

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 ReesĀ 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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