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State of Democracy: Robert Grenier
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State of Democracy: Robert Grenier

(mellow music) – It’s a great pleasure to be welcoming you to this lecture in the State of Democracy series. I’m Grant Reeher, Director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute. It’s the institute that coordinates these events and it’s great

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The Kurds between conflict and democracy | DW Documentary
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The Kurds between conflict and democracy | DW Documentary

images of destruction on an apocalyptic scale this was how kobani in northern Syria looked in late January 2015 after months of bitter fighting before the Kurds were able to celebrate victory over the self-styled Islamic state thanks also to

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ISIS and the U.S. Presidential Election
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ISIS and the U.S. Presidential Election

The self-proclaimed Islamic State dramatically rose from obscurity in 2014 when it split from al-Qaeda, seized territory in Iraq and Syria, and established what it describes as a caliphate governed by strict sharia law. The Islamic State views non-Muslims and

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How Syria’s Kurds are trying to create a democracy
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How Syria’s Kurds are trying to create a democracy

Kurds are carving out their own state called Rojava. This is Rojava, a region in northern Syria that runs along the border of Turkey. It’s home to over a million Kurds, one of the largest ethnic groups in the Middle

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Running For Peace
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Running For Peace

A couple years ago I had the opportunity to travel to Beirut Lebanon to give a talk. It was an amazing experience. I fell in love with the city, the culture, the heritage and most of all the people. In

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Refugee - A Syrian Family's Heartbreaking Story | Human Rights Documentary
Acquaintances of 'Jihadi John' Say He Was 'Kind, Gentle'
Nobel Peace Prize laureate 2018 Nadia Murad, Efforts to end sexual violence as a weapon in war
"Maximum pressure" campaign: To force Iran to negotiate? Or to force regime change?