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Episode 19: Six Years Later: An Exploration into the Syrian Civil War

Guest: Faysal Itani 

Faysal Itani, Resident Senior Fellow, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East at the Atlantic Council,  joined CCWA for our first Foreign Policy Forum of the Fall 2017 season. After six years of armed conflict, 11 million refugees and internally displaced persons and almost 500,000 casualties in Syria, Itani explored what is currently happening on the ground in Syria, the effect of current U.S. policy on Syria and the region, and the future of Syria in a post-ISIS world.

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The Ad Hoc Gist: I’m the Problem, It’s Me(thane)

Fossil gas is a big problem for the climate. And there are major political battles being waged on how much we need and for how long. Regardless of their outcome, we’re going to have a...

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Climate investors are already bracing for Trump

Donald Trump’s victory in yesterday’s New Hampshire Republican presidential primary makes clear the stark choice coming into view for voters: On one side, an incumbent president whose signature climate achievement — the Inflation Reduction Act…

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The Ad Hoc Gist: 2024: Hope Floats or Reality Bites?

As we kick off 2024, I invited five experts to share their predictions for tech, funding, and policy. Here’s mine: 2024 will be big for resilience. In an election year, when climate action will become...

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