Worldfocus Radio: Demographics of the Arab World
The Arab world has over 350 million people and stretches from the Atlantic Ocean to the Persian Gulf. Most of its countries also share a set of demographic issues, including a youth population explosion and gender inequality. Martin Savidge hosts Magda Abu-Fadil and Bernard Haykel to discuss Arab demography.
Posted: March 11, 2010 15:45
World powers ponder Yemen’s problems
An international conference about Yemen was held Wednesday in London, with officials from Yemen and about 20 other countries. There seemed to be broad agreement that Yemen needs help fighting the root causes of terrorism. For more, Daljit Dhaliwal speaks with Bernard Haykel, a professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University.
Posted: January 27, 2010 17:10
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Rising Sunni-Shiite violence threatens security in Iraq
Bernard Haykel of Princeton University discusses a bombing in a Shiite neighborhood in Baghdad -- the third straight day of violent attacks in Iraq -- and new fears of violence between Sunnis and Shiites once American troops withdraw.
Posted: April 8, 2009 15:02
Saudis slant Republican in U.S. election
A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about Saudis' perceptions of the impending U.S. election and challenges that the next administration will face in Saudi Arabia.
Posted: October 30, 2008 12:06
U.S. raid angers Syrian officials
Bernard Haykel, professor of Near Eastern studies at Princeton University, discusses the American military raid on Syrian territory.
Posted: October 27, 2008 14:02
Violent attacks escalate in Iraq
Bernard Haykel, Princeton University professor of Near Eastern studies, speculates that al-Qaeda is responsible for the new wave of violence in Iraq.
Posted: September 18, 2008 15:53