Community Event: High-Risk Activism and Popular Struggle Against the Israeli Occupation in the West Bank

This event is presented by the Department of Political Science and the Department of History at Case Western Reserve University, NOCMES, and Kent State University. High-Risk Activism and Popular Struggle Against the Israeli Occupation in the West Bank Professor Joel Beinin, Stanford University March 2nd, 2015, 4:30 pm Tinkham Veale University Center, Ballroom A Scholars have longed […]

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TASO Presents: Turkish Coffee Night

TAS Cleveland is organizing a traditional Turkish Coffee Night and you are all invited! Coffee nights are monthly gatherings of ladies and gentlemen in a nice and warm environment with a presentation, fun activities, conversation and delicious Turkish food. Attendance is absolutely FREE! The aim of our program is to promote diversity and encourage women and men from different cultures to gather and have a delightful […]

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The Crisis in the Arab East and the Limits of U.S. Power

Online registration for this event has closed. The United States has been the dominant external power in the Mideast/North Africa region since the end of WWII. The recent turmoil in the region should be a cautionary and humbling example of the limits of U.S. power and influence amid the ethnic and religious strife of states […]

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Geo-politics, the Middle East and Drones

Cleveland Committee on Foreign Relations events are for CCFR members only. Amos Guiora is Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Center for Global Justice at the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah. Guiora, who teaches Criminal Procedure, International Law, Global Perspectives on Counterterrorism and Religion and Terrorism, incorporates innovative scenario-based […]

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The Threat of ISIS

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT HAS CLOSED – PLEASE PAY AT THE DOOR.  CCWA kicks off our 2014-15 season with a timely examination of the situation in the Middle East. Until recently, ISIS (the Islamic State) was an unknown entity.  Now ISIS is headline news and a greater threat to the world than Al-Qaida.  ISIS’ […]

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Episode 1: The Threat of Isis

CCWA kicks off our 2014-15 season with a timely examination of the situation in the Middle East. Until recently, ISIS (the Islamic State) was an unknown entity.  Now ISIS is headline news and a greater threat to the world than Al-Qaida.  ISIS’ ambition is to establish an Islamic caliphate.  Can they be stopped?  What can the U.S. and our NATO allies do to stop these extremists? Dr. James Zogby will discuss conditions in the region and prospects for success in destroying ISIS.

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Globalizing Counterinsurgency and Policing in the Middle East

For more than a decade, wars on terror, popular events, and security crackdowns have dominated news from the Middle East. How does policing operate in such a context? What has become of counterinsurgency? And how do these tactics affect our own government? Happy Dog on Detroit Ave. plays host to this event, jointly-presented by NOCMES […]

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