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  • Arts and Sciences News Brief 2015

College of Arts and Sciences: News Brief 2015

Joel Migdal talks conflicts in the Middle East and how the history of the region has been shaped over time. He discusses the future of

By |June 9th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Featured|
  • Joel Migdal appears on "Worlds Away"

Watch Joel Migdal on Russian News Show

Prof. Joel Migdal was the guest on a recent episode of “Worlds Apart,” a Russian television news show.

By |December 4th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Featured|Tags: |
  • Shiftings Sands Graphic

Shifting Sands: The United States in the Middle East

Joel S. Migdal’s new book, Shifting Sands, explores the ups and downs of the United States since World War II in the Middle East.

By |May 13th, 2014|Categories: Featured|
  • Israel and Palestine Peace

Under what conditions could Israel & Palestine reach a peace settlement?

Joel Migdal shares his views on the likelihood of a peace settlement between Israel and Palestine.

By |May 12th, 2014|Categories: Israel, Israeli-Arab-Palestinian Conflict, Q&A|
  • United States Intervention in Dominican Republic

Should the U.S. intervene abroad?

Joel Migdal addresses the question of whether the United States should get involved in foreign conflicts.

By |May 2nd, 2014|Categories: Q&A, U.S. Foreign Policy|
  • George Bush Mission Accomplished

Did the Bush administration miscalculate in invading Iraq in 2003?

Joel Migdal weighs in on the 2003 American invasion of Iraq.

By |April 29th, 2014|Categories: Q&A, U.S. Foreign Policy|
  • Israeli Iranian Flags

Is Iran’s anti-Israel policy based in historical enmity between Jews and Persians?

Joel Migdal discusses the historical roots of the conflict between Iran and Israel.

By |April 29th, 2014|Categories: Israel, Middle East, Q&A|
  • Copts in Tahrir

How have religious minorities fared with the rise of political Islam?

Joel Migdal answers a question about the status of Middle Eastern religious minorities in an era of political Islam.

By |April 29th, 2014|Categories: Middle East, Q&A|
  • United States in Afghanistan

Can the U.S. prevent the disintegration of Afghanistan?

Joel Migdal provides a historical context for the recent disintegration of states and addresses the question of whether United States intervention can slow or prevent this disintegration.

By |April 29th, 2014|Categories: Middle East, Q&A, World Powers|
  • Chinese Youth

What effect will today’s Chinese youth have on China’s future?

Joel Migdal addresses the topic of how Chinese young people might affect the country in the future.

By |April 29th, 2014|Categories: Q&A, World Powers|