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Egypt's Fabrica to Perform U.S. Tour Through Yasmin Tayeby and Izdahar

Todd Fine | Posted 03.23.2014 | Arts
Todd Fine

The initiative, however, is one of the launch projects of an interesting and ambitious new organization called "Izdahar," founded by Yasmin Tayeby to promote artistic exchange between the United States and the Arab countries, Egypt in particular.

An Untapped Resource: The Power of Volunteerism

Stuart W. Holliday | Posted 05.28.2012 | World
Stuart W. Holliday

There is no doubt that we live in difficult times. The shared challenges are many and complex, but they are not insurmountable. As our nations move toward economic recovery, we must employ a variety of solutions -- and one area of great potential is service.

Public Diplomacy That Lasts: The Value of International Visitor Exchanges

Stuart W. Holliday | Posted 04.28.2012 | World
Stuart W. Holliday

While people are rightly pointing to the power of social media to bring people across societies together, exchanges still represent a key component of public diplomacy. Exchanges offer an in-depth experience with a foreign country, its culture, its systems, and most importantly, its people.

Those on the Front Lines of Diplomacy

Steve Clemons | Posted 08.12.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Despite my impulses of real irritation now and then that Fay Lewis just didn't understand how busy I was, I am so grateful to her for never allowing me to say no.