The two Middle East nations are in the midst of a heightened diplomatic confrontation that has garnered the attention of the global community. Professor Valentine Moghadam, an international affairs expert, explains why relations between these countries have been strained for some time.
An interdisciplinary group of five Northeastern faculty experts reacted to and examined last week’s terror attacks in Beirut and Paris at a panel discussion Tuesday night.
Hours after a divided European Union voted Tuesday to distribute 120,000 asylum-seekers among its member states, Northeastern convened a panel of experts to discuss the migrant crisis as well as other pressing issues facing Europe.
Valentine Moghadam, director of Northeastern’s International Affairs and Middle East Studies programs, holds forth on the deal’s biggest winners, Israel’s response, and Congress’ forthcoming review of the accord.
Five Northeastern faculty members participated in an interdisciplinary forum examining January’s attacks in Paris and their place in the larger context of conflicts, terrorism, free speech, and inequality.
On Monday at Northeastern, Britain’s Home Secretary Theresa May served as the keynote speaker during a panel discussion focusing on combating human trafficking and modern slavery.
At the panel discussion, experts agreed that the type of solution that ends the conflict in Syria will play a major role in determining the Middle East’s future.
Val Moghadam, director of the international affairs department, explains how Iran’s new president might transform the relationship between his country and the United States.
Valentine Moghadam, director of the international affairs program, discusses the fate of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now seeking refuge in Ecuador’s London embassy.
Since the Arab Spring began in late 2010, rulers in Libya, Egypt and Tunisia have been ousted while other uprisings have spread throughout the Arab world — captivating the globe’s […]
Valentine Moghadam, director of Northeastern’s international affairs program and a professor of sociology and anthropology, says the Syrian government’s crackdown of opposition is drawing a watchful eye from nations worldwide.
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