My discussion with Aimen Hassanien and Karim Rogers, the directors of the International Language Institute in Cairo, on the status of studying Arabic in Egypt in 2016.

An interview with David Wilmsen, an American linguist, author and Arabic teacher with extensive experience teaching and learning Arabic as a 2nd language.  We discuss various strategies Professor Wilmsen has developed that student can utilize to develop practical proficiency.

caught up with Greg Gause, the renowned scholar of Gulf politics. We talked about Saudi politics, the study of Arabic, and his new post at Texas A&M.

chat with Zora O’Neil, author of the new book “All Strangers Are Kin: Adventures in Arabic and the Arab World.”