Center for Strategic and International Studies

Babel

Babel will take you beyond the headlines to discuss what’s really happening in the Middle East and North Africa. It features regional experts who explain what’s going on, provide context on pivotal developments, and highlight trends you may have missed. Jon Alterman, senior vice president, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and director of the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts the podcast along with his two colleagues, Will Todman, associate fellow, and Amber Atteridge, associate director. This podcast is made possible through the generous support of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates. All views, positions, and conclusions expressed here should be understood to be solely of those of the speaker(s).

Babel will take you beyond the headlines to discuss what’s really happening in the Middle East and North Africa. It features regional experts who explain what’s going on, provide context on pivotal developments, and highlight trends you may have missed. Jon Alterman, senior vice president, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and director of the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts the podcast along with his two colleagues, Will Todman, associate fellow, and Amber Atteridge, associate director. This podcast is made possible through the generous support of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates. All views, positions, and conclusions expressed here should be understood to be solely of those of the speaker(s).

Episodes: 36

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The History of Saudi-Iranian Competition

Duration: 34 min

A Mezze: Blessed Bling

Duration: 4 min

The Changing World of Arab Television

Duration: 27 min

A Mezze: Bad Love

Duration: 4 min

Jordan’s Economy During Covid-19

Duration: 27 min

A Mezze: Fodder for Debate

Duration: 4 min

The Internationalization of Libya

Duration: 27 min

A Mezze: Cut from Whole Cloth

Duration: 3 min

The Climate-Security Nexus with Marwa Daoudy

Duration: 25 min

A Mezze: Speaking the Same Language

Duration: 4 min

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