CIPE’s Regional Director for Middle East and Africa Abdulwahab Alkebsi discusses how his childhood in Yemen informs his democracy work today, the correlation between the institutions that build the Islamic faith and those that build democracy, and the important role the private sector can play in public life.
Deputy Director in the U.S. State Department’s Counterterrorism Bureau, Jessica Long, discusses how international cooperation and partnerships underpin best practice in counterterrorism policy.
Deputy Director of the South Asia Program at the Stimson Center Sameer Lalwani discusses how counterinsurgency and state-building efforts interact with issues of governance and economic development in South Asia.
Founder of the Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry Selima Ahmad discusses how she built an organization that helps thousands of women entrepreneurs and what it takes to takes to be a successful businesswomen in Bangladesh.
Former U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutor Charles Duross talks about how he moved from prosecuting “guns, drugs, and thugs” cases to leading the DOJ team that enforces the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and what the FCPA means for companies today.