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.
In this video, an Ethiopian expert gives additional information about Ethiopia and Somalia.
In this video, a cultural expert discusses khat.
In this video, a cultural expert discusses scheduling in the Horn of Africa.
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.
In this video, a Somali expert discusses clans in Somalia.
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.