Tag: Relations

A Single Roll of the Dice: Obama’s Diplomacy with Iran

There have been more and more sanctions adopted on Iranians in the last few years. How are these sanctions affecting the Iranian economy and the United States diplomatic efforts with Iran? This week on Addressing Alaskans, hear from Dr. Trita Parsi, President of the National Iranian American Council and author of A Single Roll of the Dice - Obama's Diplomacy with Iran. KSKA: Thursday 2/16 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm Did you know that you can listen to all Alaska World Affairs Council luncheons on alaskapublic.org? Check out Alaska World Affairs Council Presents on the Podcast page to subscribe via email or podcast now.

The Arab Spring and Social Media

This week on Addressing Alaskans, Dr. Pablo Blesa from Catholic University in Murcia, Spain examines the role of education, communication and social media in the Middle East beginning with Tunisia Revolution in December 2010. How has access to education and internet or lack thereof impacted Arab economies and government? KSKA: Thursday 9/29 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm