Expert Interviews

Francois Burgat on discourse around political Islam, success and failures of the Arab spring

François Burgat, a Senior Research Fellow (Emeritus) at the French National Centre for Scientific Research, discusses the discourse around political Islam, and the reasons...

David Patrikarakos on the concept of 21st century wars through spread of propaganda

David Patrikarakos, a British journalist and the author of "War in 140 characters", discusses the concept of 21st century wars through spread of propaganda,...

Benedetta Berti on change through parliamentary democracy in post-revolutionary societies

Benedetta Berti, an Eisenhower Global Fellow and a TED Senior Fellow, spoke to TRT World Research Centre about achieving change through parliamentary democracy in...

William Hale on US withdrawal from Syria & Christian evangelists with US foreign policy

William Hale is an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Political and International Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University...

Monique Villa on the modern day slave trade

CEO of Thomson Reuters Foundation, Monique Villa spoke to TRT World Research Centre about slavery, bonded labour and sex-trafficking in the 21st century. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QwFSs9cq7M

Robert Dickson Crane, former advisor to US president Nixon

Robert Dickson Crane, former advisor to president Nixon, discusses the shifting perceptions about Islam from the Nixon to the Trump era. He also speaks...

Diana Buttu on Palestine and the two-state Solution

Diana Buttu, a Canadian-Palestinian human rights lawyer, spoke to TRT World Research Centre about the possibility for a two state solution between Israel and...

Ana Alban on the Venezuelan Refugee Crisis

The former Ecuadorian ambassador to the UK, Ana Alban, speaks to TRT World Research Centre about the Venezuelan refugee crisis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cgs5ZOgLmaQ

Sarwar Bari on the Pakistan Elections

What do you think needs to be done with regards to gender imbalance when it comes to voter registration in Pakistan? We speak to...

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