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In recent years, the FBI and other federal law enforcement have complained about the “Going Dark” problem. That’s the idea that because of so-called warrant-proof, unbreakable encryption, criminals have a new advantage.

The fight between Apple and the FBI over whether or not an iPhone should be unlocked to better solve the San Bernardino shooting, underscores a larger international debate over the trade-offs between national security and individual privacy rights. 

In this hour-long program, we look at poaching — once a conservation issue, but now a full-blown threat to national security.

Recent terrorist attacks on Western soil, including the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris and the shooting in Garland, Texas, have galvanized people on both sides of the Atlantic to take stronger action to counter violent extremism in Muslim communities.

Women around the world are striving for full gender equality in how they speak, work, and pray. But feminism takes on new meaning when viewed through the lens of Islam.

America Abroad partnered with public radio station KCRW and Egyptian channel ONTV to host a groundbreaking international town hall connecting audiences and a panel of experts in LA and Cairo. The conversation explored the Muslim Brotherhood's future in Egyptian politics; the role of Islam in politics and public life; what the military's recent government takeover means for Egypt's fragile democracy; and how Americans perceive recent developments in Egypt. The town hall was co-hosted by America Abroad's Madeleine Brand and ONTV host Ramy Radwan.

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