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U.S.-Iraq Relations: Interests, Expectations, Ways Forward

Recently, U.S.-Iraq relations underwent a major shift in policy. What will the “advise, assist, and enable” phase look like?

Crossroads: Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the United States

Crossroads: Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the United States is a public snapshot report of a summer 2021 dialogue as significant events occured.

Emerging Forms of Islamic Civil Society in Central Asia

In 2021 the Center hosted experts, civil society representatives, and officials to discuss the emergence of Islamic civil society in Central Asia.

Multi-Generational Perspectives on U.S.-Turkey Relations

A Hollings Center dialogue on U.S.-Turkey relations that took viewpoints from multiple generational perspectives. Read the snapshot report.

Smart and Sustainable Cities

How can smart and sustainable cities create fairer urban environments for all? Read the latest snapshot report.

Charting the New Media Landscape

The rise of new media has altered how we consume information and news throughout the world. Read our snapshot report on the new landscape in MENA.


Spanning five continents, megacities present numerous economic, demographic, and environmental challenges and opportunities. Those opportunities may differ in scope, but are shared in essence across the board. As such, they present a timely topic for international dialogue and cross-cultural collaboration. In an effort to discuss the opportunities and challenges within megacities, the Hollings Center for International Dialogue conducted a dialogue conference in Jakarta in July 2019. The dialogue featured researchers, urban planners, municipal officials, journalists, architects, and environmentalists representing Baghdad, Cairo, Dhaka, Istanbul, Jakarta, Lahore, Los Angeles, and New York.

A non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to fostering dialogue between the United States and countries with predominantly Muslim populations in the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia, Eurasia and Europe


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