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Episode 76: Liz Sly

Journalist Liz Sly is the Beirut bureau chief for the Washington Post. She is one of my favorite and go-to-reporters for news and context about Syria and the broader middle east. We kick off discussing the...
James Fearon speaks at "IRAQ: The Way Forward"A special event sponsored by the FSI.

Episode 75: James Fearon

James Fearon is on every international relations syllabus. He is a professor at Stanford and widely known for his research into conflict and war. He uses game theory to explain the outbreak of...
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Could You Eat on $13.50 a Month?

Life is about to get measurably more difficult for hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Because of a funding shortfall, the World Food Program is forced to reduce by half the amount of food...