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- -: Maz Jobrani: Did you hear the one about the Iranian-American?

August 19, 2010 (almost 4 years ago)

http://www.ted.com A founding member of the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, standup comic Maz Jobrani riffs on the challenges and conflicts of being Iranian-American -- "like, part of me thinks I should have a nuclear program; the other part thinks I can't be trusted ..." TEDTalks is a daily video pod...

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- -: Lesley Hazleton: A "tourist" reads the Koran

January 5, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Lesley Hazleton sat down one day to read the Koran. And what she found -- as a non-Muslim, a self-identified "tourist" in the Islamic holy book -- wasn't what she expected. With serious scholarship and warm humor, Hazleton shares the grace, flexibility and mystery she found, in...

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- -: Sam Richards: A radical experiment in empathy

April 19, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

http://www.ted.com By leading the Americans in his audience at TEDxPSU step by step through the thought process, sociologist Sam Richards sets an extraordinary challenge: can they understand -- not approve of, but understand -- the motivations of an Iraqi insurgent? And by extension, can anyone t...

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- -: Mustafa Akyol: Faith versus tradition in Islam

May 26, 2011 (about 3 years ago)

http://www.ted.com At TEDxWarwick, journalist Mustafa Akyol talks about the way that some local cultural practices (such as wearing a headscarf) have become linked, in the popular mind, to the articles of faith of Islam. Has the world's general idea of the Islamic faith focused too much on tradit...

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- -: Maajid Nawaz: A global culture to fight extremism

July 14, 2011 (about 3 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Why do transnational extremist organizations succeed where democratic movements have a harder time taking hold? Maajid Nawaz, a former Islamist extremist, asks for new grassroots stories and global social activism to spread democracy in the face of nationalism and xenophobia. A...

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- -: Authors@Google: Daniel Pipes

July 7, 2009 (about 5 years ago)

The Authors@Google program welcomed Daniel Pipes to Google's New York office to discuss his book, "The Threat to Israel's Existence". Daniel Pipes is one of the world's foremost analysts on the Middle East and Islam and he is director of the Middle East Forum, a non-profit organization h...

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- -: Charlie Rose - Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal

June 1, 2010 (about 4 years ago)

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal Visit www.CharlieRose.com

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- -: Charlie Rose - Inside Islam (clip 2)

July 5, 2011 (about 3 years ago)

Jen'nan Read is Associate Professor, Sociology and Global Health at Duke University and Ebrahim Moosa is Professor of Religion and Islamic Studies at Duke University on Islam

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- -: Charlie Rose - Inside Islam 07/01/11

July 5, 2011 (about 3 years ago)

Miriam Cooke of Duke Uinversity and Abdeslam Maghraoui is Associate Professor of Political Science at Duke University on Islam www.CharlieRose.com

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- -: Barack Obama-Address at Cairo University (June 4, 2009)

August 19, 2010 (almost 4 years ago)

President Obama encourages the release of tension between people of all religions and outlines a path towards global tolerance between the United States and the Middle East.

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