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Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens on The Mimi Geerges Show

Posted December 1, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

Americans have been joining or expressing sympathy for ISIS in unprecedented numbers. Since last year about 250 Americans have traveled or attempted to travel to the “Caliphate.” There are 900 active investigations against ISIS sympathizers in all 50 states. So, what’s the draw? What do girls and women find so appealing? Why are a large […]

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Sebastian Rotella on The Mimi Geerges Show

Posted November 15, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

How did Europe miss all the warning signs for the recent wave of jihadist attacks? How are terrorists exploiting the weaknesses of Europe’s counter-terror apparatus? Propublica journalist Sebastian Rotella discusses the missed chances and inherent problems with France and Belgium’s security forces.

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The Mimi Geerges Show Featuring Waiel El-Maadawy & Russell Frost

Posted November 2, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

Three American contractors were taken and held captive for 31 days by a Shia militia allied with the Iraqi government. They were interrogated, beaten and held in stress positions. Iraqi officials put out misinformation about who they were and what they were doing. Waiel El-Maadawy and Russell Frost describe their ordeal.

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The Mimi Geerges Show Featuring Asra Nomani

Posted October 26, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

Asra Nomani, one of the “bad girls of Islam” is fighting for the soul of Islam. She wants to see a faith that embraces human rights for everyone. Co-founder of the Muslim Reform Movement and author of the memoir, “Standing Alone: An American Woman’s Struggle for the Soul of Islam”

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The Mimi Geerges Show Featuring The Filmmakers of “Our Last Stand:

Posted October 12, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

Producers Jordan Allott and Helma Adde discuss their trip through Iraq and Syria documenting the state of the indigenous Christians there.

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The Mimi Geerges Show Featuring Father Paul O’Callaghan & Nahren Anweya

Posted October 5, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

A hundred years ago, 750,000 Assyrian Christians were killed by Ottoman Turks and Kurds. Now, with the rise of the Islamic State, they’re targeted once more for their Christian faith. Assyrian Christian Advocate Nahren Anweya and Orthodox priest Father Paul O’Callaghan discuss the situation and their efforts to raise awareness.

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The Mimi Geerges Show Featuring Professor Dan el Padilla Peralta

Posted September 21, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

Dan-el Padilla Peralta came to the US at the age of four. When his parents overstayed their visas, he joined the ranks of the “undocumented.” Living in the projects of East Harlem, he excelled in school and gained a scholarship to Princeton where he graduated at the top of his class. Now, a college professor […]

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The Mimi Geerges Show Featuring Hipolito Acosta

Posted August 25, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

US Border Patrol agents went undercover to bust the biggest human smuggling ring in history. And the illegals streaming into the country aren’t Hispanic, they’re South Asians. Hipolito Acosta ran the operation to hunt down Maan Singh.

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The Mimi Geerges Show Featuring  Aykan Erdemir

Posted August 12, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

After supporting Islamists in Syria, and ignoring jihadists transiting across their borders, Turkey now faces a moment of truth. Aykan Erdemir discusses, terrorism, Syrian refugees, and Turkey’s relations with the rest of the world.

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The Mimi Geerges Show Featuring Tass Saada

Posted August 5, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

As a teen, he ran away from home to fight for Yasser Arafat. Trained as a sniper, his goal was to kill Jews. Then, he had a supernatural encounter with Jesus. As a Christian, Tass Saada works to bring peace and reconciliation between Jews and Muslims. He founded “Hope for Ishmael” and is the author […]

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The Mimi Geerges Show Featuring Hassan Hassan

Posted July 19, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

“ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror” is co-written by Hassan Hassan, a Syrian analyst originally from a town currently under ISIS control. He talks about the founder Abu Mosab Al Zarqawi, the current leader, Al Baghdadi, their intense hatred of Shia Muslims, and how they’ve convinced some Sunnis that the Caliphate is their only hope.

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The Mimi Geerges Show Feat. Chris Temple & Zach Ingrasci

Posted July 8, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

‘Salam Neighbor,’ premiering Wednesday, January 20 at 7pm ET, follows two American filmmakers– Chris Temple and Zach Ingrasci – as they head to the edge of war, just seven miles from the Syrian border, to live among 85,000 refugees in Jordan’s Za’atari camp. As the first filmmakers allowed by the United Nations to register and set-up […]

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The Mimi Geerges Show Feat. Dr. Susan Johnson Cook

Posted July 8, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook joins The Mimi Geerges Show to discuss her role as Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, her run for US Congress, and her book of devotionals for and by women of color.

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The Mimi Geerges Show Featuring Nibras Kazimi

Posted June 25, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

Iraqi writer and analyst Nibras Kazimi discusses the political upheavals, the sectarian violence and the IS’s occupation of parts of the country, What’s next for Iraq and is the democracy the US hoped for in 2003 still possible?

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The Mimi Geerges Show Feat. Ambassador Alberto Fernandez

Posted June 14, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

Ambassador Alberto Fernandez joins Mimi Geerges to discuss the Islamic State’s media operations and social media presence and how to counter their jihadist ideology.

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The Mimi Geerges Show Feat. General Michael Hayden

Posted May 10, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

General Michael Hayden: General Hayden was the Director of the National Security Agency, then Director of CIA. On The Mimi Geerges Show, he discusses intelligence gathering in the age of Islamic Terror and the impact of the Snowden revelations.

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The Mimi Geerges Show Feat. Diane Rehm

Posted May 4, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

Diane Rehm: NPR host and talk show legend Diane Rehm joins Mimi Geerges to discuss her forthcoming retirement after 43 years on the air. She also discusses losing her husband of 54 years, and her advocacy for the right to die.

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The Mimi Geerges Show Feat. Tavis Smiley

Posted January 19, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

The Mimi Geerges Show seeks to enlighten viewers about the world and our place in it. American citizens want and need to better understand the people, politics, culture and history of other countries and in particular, the broader Middle East. Our relations with the Middle East impact the United States as never before, yet many […]

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