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    The New Sectarianism

    Geneive Abdo talked about her book, The New Sectarianism: The Arab Uprisings and the Rebirth of the Shi’a-Sunni Divide, in which she looks at the Shi’a and Sunni conflict. Ms. Abdo argued…

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    After Words with Fawaz Gerges

    Professor Fawaz Gerges talked about his book, ISIS: A History, in which he looks the history and rise of of the terrorist organization. Professor Gerges was interviewed by Geneive Abdo,…

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    Combating Violent Extremism

    Mbarka Bouaida outlined Morocco’s political history and her country’s efforts in combating violent extremism. She also discussed the U.S.-Moroccan Strategic Dialogue, which took place…

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    Iran's Presidential Election

    Panelists talked about Iran’s June 14, 2013, presidential election. Topics included the openness and fairness of the election and what that might signify and possible policy changes toward…

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    U.S.-Iran Relations

    Former State Department and United Nations officials talked about Iran’s nuclear program, the U.S.-Iran relationship, Israel, and recent U.S. sanctions agains Iran’s energy, shipping and…

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    U.S. Policy Toward Iran

    Iran analysts talked about the state of U.S. diplomatic relations with Iran and the United Nations Security Council sanctions against that country that were approved earlier in the week.…

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    Prospects for Change in Iran

    Panelists talked about cultural exchanges that are possible between the United States and Iran. Topics included the growth of the green movement in Iran to bring about change in the…

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    Iranian Nuclear Development Programs

    Panelists talked about the potential threat of a nuclear Iran. Topics included Iran’s nuclear program, U.S. foreign policy with Iran, and options for a diplomatic resolution. Following…

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    Mecca and Main Street

    Geneive Abdo talked about her book, Mecca and Main Street: Muslim Life in America after 9/11, published by Oxford University Press. News commentator Abdo described Islam as America’s…

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    Middle East Politics

    Ms. Abdo and Mr. Lyons discussed Iranian and Middle-Eastern politics in the aftermath of the U.S. war in Iraq. Geneive Abdo and Jonathan Lyons are the authors of Answering Only to God:…

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    Answering Only to God

    Geneive Abdo and Jonathan Lyons discussed their book Answering Only to God: Faith and Freedom in Twenty-First-Century Iran, published by Henry Holt and Company. The authors worked in Iran from…

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    No God But God

    Ms. Abdo talked about her book, No God but God: Egypt and the Triumph of Islam, published by Oxford University Press. She described the phenomenon of moderate Islamists whose aim is to create…

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    No God But God

    Ms. Abdo talked about her book No God but God: Egypt and the Triumph of Islam, published by Oxford University Press. The book examines the penetration of “Popular Islamic” influence in the…

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