Al-Arian explains historical context of ‘Halal Dating’

Abdullah Al-Arian, a history professor at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar, was interviewed for an North Country Public Radio story about the modern dating culture of young Muslims. In the article, he explains how the idea of courtship has been present in Muslim societies for centuries.

Fr. Desbois Speaks at Opening of Milwaukee Exhibit

Rev. Patrick Desbois speaks at the opening of the traveling “Holocaust By Bullets” exhibit in Milwaukee, WI, documenting sites where Jews were executed by Nazi mobile-killing units in Eastern Europe.

Harrison unpacks Syrian conflict for World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

As reported in The Jewish Chronicle, Professor Ross Harrison delivered a talk entitled “The Syrian Conflict Today: What it means for the Middle East and beyond,” for the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh just hours after a deadly chemical weapon attack killed at least 70 people and wounded at least 300 in the rebel-held province of Idlib.

Gallucci discusses potential for U.S. action against North Korea

In an article in TheVillagesSuntimes, Professor Robert Gallucci, who was with the Clinton administration in 1994 when it considered striking North Korea, noted that the U.S. would have to spend months preparing its allies before taking any military action against North Korea.