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I was born during the Iran-Iraq War and grew up in post-conflict Tehran. My childhood, despite being quite normal, was dominated by politics. With academic parents in the fields of ... Read More »
Immersing myself in nonproliferation studies has been a thrilling life journey. Growing up in Egypt, I realized early in life that I live in a highly volatile region, where war rhetoric and existential threats prevailed ... Read More »
Protect and serve? Turns out you don’t have to be a police officer or even a soldier to do just that. Foreign Services Office jobs (which can be in consular, economic, management, political, or public diplomacy ... Read More »
There is a clear link between the speed and clarity of communications on the one hand and authority and accountability on the other. Before the introduction of mass communications (particularly through the internet), ... Read More »
This summer, YPFP collaborated with the Ibrahim Family Foundation to execute the Ibrahim Leadership and Dialogue Project in the Middle East. This remarkable program provides an opportunity for high-achieving U.S. ... Read More »
Shale gas has the potential to be a game-changer. As we enter the ‘Golden Era of Gas’, could it address the EU’s energy and climate goals by providing solutions for security of supply, economic competitiveness and ... Read More »
President Bashar al-Assad’s fall is inevitable, but Syria’s subsequent collapse need not be. Syria’s sizable émigré community has so far remained far away from the devastation, waiting in cities like Paris and London to ... Read More »