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Courtesy of Kritika Sharma | General Charles Q. Brown, Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addressed a series of national defense policy questions for ongoing global conflicts at Georgetown University April 25, focusing on tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine.

Chairman of Joint Chiefs Talks Israel, Ukraine

By Haan Jun (Ryan) Lee, Senior Photo Editor April 26, 2024

General Charles Q. Brown, Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addressed a series of national defense policy questions for ongoing global conflicts at Georgetown University April 25. Brown joined...

Scholars Reflect One-Year Anniversary of Iran’s Fight for Women’s Rights

Scholars Reflect One-Year Anniversary of Iran’s Fight for Women’s Rights

By Kate Hwang September 28, 2023

Several scholars came together on Sept. 27 to reflect on the global effects and continued activism of Iranians on the one-year anniversary of Mahsa Amini’s death. The event, hosted by the Alwaleed...

Students Organize Vigil to Protest Killing of Mahsa Amini

Students Organize Vigil to Protest Killing of Mahsa Amini

By Evie Steele September 30, 2022

Georgetown University students staged a vigil to mourn and protest the killing of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Iranian woman who was killed while in police custody for improperly wearing a hijab. Since...

GAZING EAST | ‘Faces of Love’ is Authentic, Legendary Persian Poetry

GAZING EAST | ‘Faces of Love’ is Authentic, Legendary Persian Poetry

By Nile_Adhami June 25, 2022

Iran is a deeply misunderstood country. Frequently, we in the United States are bombarded with news about its repressive and extremist government — but rarely do we actually engage with the country’s...

Congress Should Strive Toward Deescalation in Iran, Panel Says

Congress Should Strive Toward Deescalation in Iran, Panel Says

By Yalda Zarrabi January 17, 2020

Congressional pushback on presidential foreign policies is essential to quelling the escalating tensions between Iran and the United States, Program Director of the Institute for Policy Studies Phyllis...

AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA From left to right: Ambassador Melanne Verveer, who co-moderated the event, women’s rights activist Masih Alinejad and author Azar Nafisi criticized the mandatory hijab policy in Iran at a Dec. 5 panel.

Iranian Women’s Rights Advocate Criticizes Mandatory Hijab Policy

By Riley Rogerson December 7, 2018

Oppressive policies toward women in the Middle East must be combatted, scholars, leaders and activists said at a panel on women’s rights in Iran on Dec. 5. Iran currently ranks in the bottom third...

LIU: Stop Senseless Sanctions on Iranians

LIU: Stop Senseless Sanctions on Iranians

By Victoria Liu October 23, 2018

“When the United Nations or the United States imposes sanctions against a regime [...] it does not intend to create unnecessary hardships for innocent people,” former Secretary of State and current...

MIT Middle East historian Pouya Alimagham described the effects of popular resistance in Irans political development following the 1979 Iranian Revolution at an event Oct. 3.

Youth Influenced Political Development in Iran, Middle East Historian Says

By Emma Morris October 18, 2018

Iran’s Green Movement in 2009 represents the influence youth can have on a country’s political development, modern Middle East historian Pouya Alimagham said at an event Oct. 3 in the Intercultural...

Georgetown Donors at Center of Middle East Rivalries

Georgetown Donors at Center of Middle East Rivalries

By Yasmine Salam and Meena Morar December 8, 2017

When Lebanese and Georgetown University elites filled an overflowing Lohrfink Auditorium in 2009 to celebrate a $22 million gift honoring former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, the audience and...

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Professor Matthew Kroenig, center, moderated a discussion on nuclear nonproliferation and North Korea between former Pentagon official Michael Rubin, left, and newly appointed Vice Dean of Georgetown College David Edelstein, right, on Wednesday night.

Experts Mull More Aggressive North Korean Responses

By Ben Goodman September 15, 2017

Foreign policy experts hashed out strategies to combat the rise of nuclear proliferation in rogue states, including more aggressive actions against North Korea, at an event hosted by the Alexander Hamilton...

VIEWPOINT: With Travel Ban, Hatred Trumps Humanity

VIEWPOINT: With Travel Ban, Hatred Trumps Humanity

By Andisheh Kamyab January 31, 2017

On Jan. 21, my beloved aunt passed away after a long battle with multiple sclerosis. It was the worst day of my life because it was my first experience with the death of a relative and because, for the...

Wasil Rezk

REZK: Egypt Must Balance Regional Alliances

By Wasil Rezk November 29, 2016

The Syrian civil war has not only been a point of contention between the United States and Russia, but has also entangled regional powers in the Middle East, such as Saudi Arabia and Egypt. The two countries...

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