Topic: Saudi Arabia

Flores ’18 MD ’22: Demand justice in Yemen and action from R.I. Democrats

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Flores ’18 MD ’22: Demand justice in Yemen and action from R.I. Democrats

November 29, 2018 0 comments

The war in Yemen has resulted in what United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres describes as “the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.” It may also rank among the least reported global conflicts, with one-third of Americans unaware a war in Yemen is even taking place. There is strong reason to believe the […]

Visiting Scholar in Middle East Studies Alia Al-Senussi’s ’03 MA’04 lecture focused on the intersections of politics and art.

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Saudi Arabia grows ‘soft power’ through art

October 23, 2018 0 comments

“‘I’m an independent journalist using his pen for the good of his country,’” said Visiting Scholar in Middle East Studies Alia Al-Senussi ’03 MA’04, quoting the murdered Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi as an opening to her lecture yesterday, “The New Saudi Arabia: A Kingdom Embraces Soft Power.”