Pakistan http://kgou.org en World Views: February 14, 2014 http://kgou.org/post/world-views-february-14-2014 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Suzette </span>Grillot<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> hosts the program from Puebla, Mexico, and shares her thoughts on the colonial city with University of Oklahoma Spanish literature historian </span><a href="http://modlang.ou.edu/faculty.php?action=display&amp;id=28&amp;language=Spanish" style="line-height: 1.5;">Luis Cortest</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>Later, a conversation with Pakistan&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">analysts and scholars <a href="http://joshuatwhite.net/">Joshua White</a> and <a href="http://www.lahoreschoolofeconomics.edu.pk/CVs/ShamylaChaudhry.aspx">Shamyla Chaudry</a> about how the country's </span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">burgeoning, educated youth population and how various religious and militant groups pose distinct policy concerns for the South Asian nuclear power and the United States.</span></p><p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 22:30:00 +0000 Suzette Grillot, Brian Hardzinski & Nick Aguilera 23229 at http://kgou.org World Views: February 14, 2014 U.S.-Pakistan Relations: Challenges And Opportunities With Pakistan’s Diversity http://kgou.org/post/us-pakistan-relations-challenges-and-opportunities-pakistan-s-diversity <p></p><p>Pakistan’s burgeoning, educated youth population and various religious and militant groups pose distinct policy concerns for the South Asian nuclear power and the United States, say analysts and scholars <a href="http://joshuatwhite.net/">Joshua White</a> and <a href="http://www.lahoreschoolofeconomics.edu.pk/CVs/ShamylaChaudhry.aspx">Shamyla Chaudry</a>.</p><p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 17:17:00 +0000 Suzette Grillot & Nick Aguilera 23191 at http://kgou.org U.S.-Pakistan Relations: Challenges And Opportunities With Pakistan’s Diversity Murder Charges Against Pakistan's Musharraf Are Unprecedented http://kgou.org/post/murder-charges-against-pakistans-musharraf-are-unprecedented The <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/08/20/213700399/pakistan-ex-head-musharraf-charged-in-bhutto-death" target="_blank">indictment Tuesday</a> of former Pakistani President and army chief Pervez Musharraf on murder charges connected to the 2007 assassination of former Prime Minister <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/archives/archive.php?thingId=126947007" target="_blank">Benazir Bhutto</a> is an unprecedented exercise of power by a civilian court in a country long dominated by the nation's military, NPR's Abdul Sattar reports from Islamabad.<p>Musharraf was "charged with murder, conspirac Tue, 20 Aug 2013 13:13:16 +0000 Mark Memmott 11923 at http://kgou.org Murder Charges Against Pakistan's Musharraf Are Unprecedented World Views: July 19, 2013 http://kgou.org/post/world-views-july-19-2013 <p></p><p>Suzette Grillot and&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rebecca Cruise discuss the cargo ship stopped in Panama on its way to North Korea with missiles and fighter jets on board, and Pakistani women’s education activist Malala Yousafzai’s <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtprX8i2k-Q">speech before the United Nations</a>.</span></p><p><a href="http://web.mit.edu/cis/dir_senior_fellows.html">Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini</a>, the co-founder of the <a href="http://www.icanpeacework.org/">International Civil Society Action Network</a>&nbsp;(ICAN), joins Grillot and Cruise for a conversation about gender and security in the 13 years since the adoption of <a href="http://www.un.org/events/res_1325e.pdf">UN Security Council Resolution 1325</a>.</p><p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 21:30:00 +0000 Suzette Grillot, Rebecca Cruise & Brian Hardzinski 9980 at http://kgou.org World Views: July 19, 2013 VIDEO: How A Taliban Attack Further Inspired Pakistani Education Activist http://kgou.org/post/video-how-taliban-attack-further-inspired-pakistani-education-activist <p></p><p>Earlier this week Pakistani Taliban commander Adnan Rasheed wrote a letter to 16-year-old women’s education activist Malala Yousafzai saying he wished the October 2012 attack on her life hadn’t happened.</p><p>The letter came shortly after Yousafzai’s July 12 speech before the United Nations, where she said the attack gave her a renewed sense of strength, power and courage.</p><p>“The attack on her was not in response to her support for girls' education, but because she was critical of the Taliban,” says&nbsp;<a href="https://www.ou.edu/content/cis/administration/Grillot_Home_Page.html">Suzette Grillot</a>, the Dean of the University of Oklahoma’s College of International Studies. “He encourages her to come back to Pakistan and pick up her pen in the name of Islam.”</p><p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 18:55:44 +0000 Brian Hardzinski 9987 at http://kgou.org VIDEO: How A Taliban Attack Further Inspired Pakistani Education Activist World Views: April 5, 2013 http://kgou.org/post/world-views-april-5-2013 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Tuesday the U.N. General Assembly approved a treaty to regulate the global arms trade, and the panel explores what role the CIA is playing in Arab and Turkish military aid to Syria.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ambassador&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://explore.georgetown.edu/people/schneidc/?PageTemplateID=179" target="_blank">Cynthia Schneider</a> joins Suzette Grillot and Joshua Landis to discuss how culture influenced her diplomacy while representing the United States in the Netherlands between 1998 and 2001.</span></p><p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 21:30:00 +0000 Suzette Grillot, Joshua Landis, Rebecca Cruise & Brian Hardzinski 3321 at http://kgou.org World Views: April 5, 2013 How Diplomacy Through Culture Can "Hold Up a Mirror" to Government http://kgou.org/post/how-diplomacy-through-culture-can-hold-mirror-government <p></p><p></p><p>While serving as the U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands in 2001, <a href="http://explore.georgetown.edu/people/schneidc/?PageTemplateID=179" target="_blank">Cynthia Schneider</a> used Hollywood to approach sensitive drug issues between American and Dutch officials.</p><p>Schneider invited embassy staffers focusing on drugs, and their counterparts in the Dutch Ministry of Justice, to a screening of Steven Soderbergh’s Oscar-winning film <em>Traffic.</em></p><p>“It's a very powerful film that shows the intricacies of drug trafficking, and really shows how complicated it is,” Schneider says. “That was a fantastic experience because it kind of leveled the playing ground, and after seeing that film together we were able to have the most honest, direct conversation that we ever had, and really make progress.”</p><p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 14:31:52 +0000 Suzette Grillot, Joshua Landis & Brian Hardzinski 3212 at http://kgou.org How Diplomacy Through Culture Can "Hold Up a Mirror" to Government