America Abroad

America Abroad Special
10:29 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Women's Rights after the Arab Spring

Thursday, March 13 - 7 pm
Anchored by Barbara Bogaev 

In the three years since the start of the Arab Spring, women have seen little or no improvement when it comes to fundamental rights. Many have actually seen rights taken away, as secular dictators give way to strict fundamentalists. On this episode of America Abroad we will visit Egypt where under the newly adopted constitution, women are supposed to have equality in “all civil, political, economic, social, and cultural rights.

America Abroad Special
4:09 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Global Entrepreneurship

America Abroad – Global Entrepreneurship

Thursday, February 13 at 7 pm
Anchored by Madeleine Brand 

Entrepreneur is a hallowed word in the American lexicon. But what's interesting is that the rate at which individual entrepreneurs are starting businesses is growing fastest in the regions of Sub Saharan Africa and Latin America.

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America Abroad Special
1:29 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Syria and the Responsibility to Protect


Thursday, January 16 at 7 pm:

From America Abroad:
At the start of a new year, Syria remains in the grip of violent political upheaval, with no clear resolution in sight. Rivalries among rebel militias and reports of a growing al Qaeda presence only strengthen the hand of the dictator, President Bashir al Assad. Any political leverage gained by regime opponents in two years of fighting, are being squandered.

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America Abroad Special
1:45 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Deradicalizing Terrorists


Thursday, November 14 at 7:00 pm:

The marathon bombings in Boston reminded us that violent Islamic extremism is everywhere, even on our own soil.

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America Abroad Special
11:49 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Immigration and the Global Talent Search

Thursday, June 20 at 7:00 PM: It's the American dream -- move to the United States, start your own business and build a successful life. But, is the U.S. losing the global race for the best and brightest entrepreneurial talent?

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