Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Check out "Game of Thrones in Saudi Arabia" and audio web discussion of French politics today, plus relevant reruns

Newsweek International: A Game of Thrones in Saudi Arabian Succession Plans, 25 June 2012
Succession plans in Saudi Arabia give stability, for now.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/06/24/a-game-of-thrones-in-saudi-arabian-succession-plans.html

Audio: French-American Foundation Webinar: France's shift to the left and the prospects for change, 21 June 2012
The French-American Foundation welcomed Christopher Dickey, Paris Bureau Chief of Newsweek magazine, for a webinar to discuss the new balance of political power and how the new French government promises to change the political life and policies of France and Europe. Mr. Dickey explored a number of topics, including the economy, France's international policy, and social issues.
http://frenchamerican.org/events/webinar-le-changement-et-maintenant-frances-shift-left-and-prospects-change-christopher

And, in case you missed them earlier:

Video: France 24 The World This Week, 22 June 2012
Talking Egypt, Syria, Euro, Marijuana in Uruguay (in 2 parts)  http://t.co/RlhT70MI

A Daily Beast Column with Video: The Forgotten Lives of Refugees, 19 June 2012
Christopher Dickey talks to António Guterres, the United Nations' high commissioner for refugees, about the world's desperate, dispirited, and displaced.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/06/19/the-forgotten-lives-of-refugees.html

And some relevant reruns:

On immigration in Arizona:

SCOTUS UPHOLDS THE MOST DANGEROUS PART OF ARIZONA LAW: SEE MY "Immigrants Actually Reduce Crime" (2010) http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2010/05/27/reading-ranting-and-arithmetic.html

On MI5's dire predictions about the Arab Spring:

IT'S NOT JUST MI5 http://bit.ly/LYWaTb : WHY WESTERN SPOOKS HATE THE ARAB SPRING (PUBLISHED IN JUNE 2011) http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2011/06/12/how-the-arab-spring-has-weakened-u-s-intelligence.html via @newsweek

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