Topic: Middle east

The Blood Antiquities Funding ISIL

Nov. 12, 2014

Recently, in an exclusive event at New York's Metropolitan Museum, Secretary of State John Kerry stood — with perhaps unintended irony — before the facade of the ancient Egyptian Temple of Dendur to back an initiative to track losses of Syrian and...

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The Secret History of the Middle East

Oct. 2, 2014

In the West, prevailing assumptions of Islam suggest the religion is an intolerant faith, and the Middle East is a region of eternal conflict, a place where people have been fighting since the beginning of time.

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Finding Balance in the Middle East Means Holding Everyone Accountable, Including Ourselves

Aug. 8, 2014
Finding Balance in the Middle East Means Holding Everyone Accountable, Including Ourselves

America has given a lot to Israel. Since the end of the 1970s, Israel has received more American aid than any other country, in excess of $100 billion, and U.S. citizens have offered consistent public support for Israeli muscle-flexing in the name of security, democracy and free markets.

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UT Global Initiative to Forge New Partnership at London Conference

June 12, 2013

In an effort to further extend teacher training and educational development to international markets, the Global Initiative for Education and Leadership at The University of Texas at Austin is helping to organize the Gulf Education Conference and Exhibition (GECE) on June 19-20 at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in London.

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UT Global Initiative for Education Debuts New Programs at Saudi Conference

April 18, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas A University of Texas at Austin consortium is showcasing new teacher training and executive education programs at the 2013 International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education (IECHE) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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