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Iran: Turmoil at Home, Assertiveness Abroad?

Six leading Iran experts discussed the country’s domestic and international developments since the contested 2009 presidential elections, looking at how the Iranian regime has managed its internal political, economic, and social affairs as well as its foreign policy.

Bahraini Human Rights Activist Nabeel Rajab to Receive 2011 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award

Nabeel Rajab, a leading human rights activist and president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, will receive the 2011 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award, presented annually by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World

In this encore broadcast John Milewski is joined by journalist, author, and foreign policy analyst Robin Wright to discuss her latest book, Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World.  A decade after the 9/11 attacks, this groundbreaking book takes readers deep into rebellions against both autocrats and extremists that are redefining politics, culture, and security threats across the Islamic world.

Temporary Migrant Careworker Programs in Canada and the European Union: Models for the United States?

Monica Boyd, Chair of the International Migration section of the American Sociological Association

Xóchitl Castañeda, Director of Health Initiative of the Americas at the School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley

Muzaffar Chishti, Migration Policy Institute

Helma Lutz, Professor, Goethe University, Frankfurt

Margie McHugh, Migration Policy Institute