1. Globalization at Gunpoint (Shocking and Awful Program 7)

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    The military occupation of Iraq has enabled the U.S. to enforce privatization of the Iraqi economy, in effect, selling off Iraq's assets to foreign investors. A look at the challenges to privatization.…

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    • Dance of Death (Shocking and Awful Program 5)

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      Part five of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and show how people are mobilizing…

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      • The Real Face of Occupation (Shocking and Awful Program 1)

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        Part one of a twelve part series from Deep Dish TV on the war in Iraq. The programs address the implications and consequences of the recent military actions in Iraq and shows how people are mobilizing…

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        • Laila Sakr/VJ Um Amel on the R-Shief Media System

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          In 2008, Prof. Sakr began a digital archiving project, R-Shief, to fill the gap of computational and textual analysis on social media in Arabic. R-Shief is a living, big data repository with over…

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          • "They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else": A History of the Armenian Genocide, Ronald Grigor Suny

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            Starting in early 1915, the Ottoman Turks began deporting and killing hundreds of thousands of Armenians in the first major genocide of the twentieth century. By the end of the First World War, the…

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            • Language Matters! Iran since the Revolution: A Bridge-to-Content Course in Persian

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              with Dr. Blake Atwood, Dept of Middle Eastern Studies Recent changes to the Persian curriculum at UT mean that a novice students will now take only three semesters (15 credits) of language instruction…

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              • What We Owe Iraq: War and Ethics of Nation Building, by Noah Feldman

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                What do we owe Iraq? America is up to its neck in nation building--but the public debate, focused on getting the troops home, devotes little attention to why we are building a new Iraqi nation,…

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                • Taken Hostage, author interview question 6 - What parallels do you see between Iran then and Iraq today?

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                  On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the United States Embassy in Tehran and took sixty-six Americans captive. Thus began the Iran Hostage Crisis, an affair that captivated the American…

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                  • Taken Hostage, author interview question 5 - What was America's prior history with the Iranians?

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                    On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the United States Embassy in Tehran and took sixty-six Americans captive. Thus began the Iran Hostage Crisis, an affair that captivated the American…

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                    • Taken Hostage, author interview question 4 - What was the origin of the "Yellow Ribbon"?

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                      On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the United States Embassy in Tehran and took sixty-six Americans captive. Thus began the Iran Hostage Crisis, an affair that captivated the American…

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