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.

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.

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.

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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