In this video, a Lebanese national discusses the Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
In this video, an expert on Jordan and a Jordanian national discuss the refugee crisis.
If you have plans to head to another country, and you're interested in learning a little more about the perspectives and culture of the people there, see if you can find a podcast about it. We highlight a few language- and culture-specific podcasts here.
What does it mean to be a Girl Guide in a war-torn country? Check out this article from the BBC about Girl Guides in Syria.
Many of the stories told in the Gravy podcast are the stories you don’t expect to hear out of a show focused on southern foodways: immigrant stories, and the food that they’ve brought to the South.
Though the front lines of this continuing conflict have been waxing and waning, the larger story of ISIS presence in the Middle East is how ISIS has been changing the operational culture of the region they are occupying.
Check out this interesting video on how life has changed in the Middle East over the past 58 years.
Jacob Kortum describes his experience with the Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency (CULP) program in Vietnam and how it will help his development as a future Army Lieutenant.
Tarab is a thousand-year-old genre of traditional Arab music that has emotional and poetic lyrics.