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Podbridge covers emerging issues and ideas of shared interest in the U.S., the Middle East and around the world. Episodes will feature conversations with leading thinkers on topics such as science, technology, health, the environment, women’s empowerment and religious tolerance. New programs will be presented twice a month or more frequently should circumstances dictate.
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Podbridge Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba and produced by Hangar Studios, NYC

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Podbridge covers emerging issues and ideas of shared interest in the U.S., the Middle East and around the world. Episodes will feature conversations with leading thinkers on topics such as science, technology, health, the environment, women’s empowerment and religious tolerance. New programs will be presented twice a month or more frequently should circumstances dictate.
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    A Behind the Scenes Look at the Abraham Accords

    A Behind the Scenes Look at the Abraham Accords

    Hear how an Arab diplomat and an Israeli-American businessman worked behind the scenes to bring the UAE-Israel Accord to reality on this special episode of Podbridge. Yousef Al Otaiba joins friend Haim Saban in a discussion moderated by former White House Deputy National Security Advisor Dina Powell-McCormick and hosted by the online publication, Jewish Insider. Don’t miss this important and insight-rich conversation about the historic breakthrough that is reshaping relations in the Middle East.
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    • 34 min
    A Hinge of History: The Middle East After the UAE-Israel Peace Accord

    A Hinge of History: The Middle East After the UAE-Israel Peace Accord

    On September 15, Israel and the UAE signed an agreement at the White House normalizing relations between the two countries. In the eyes of regional experts, this deal and the parallel announcement between Bahrain and Israel, represents a watershed in the history of the Middle East, a moment of real opportunity with significant geopolitical, economic, and social consequences. Dennis Ross, Martin Indyk, and Dan Shapiro are three of the United States most knowledgeable Middle East policy experts. They offer their views of the landmark agreement and opportunities for a warm peace between the UAE and Israel. Join us for this discussion led by the UAE Ambassador to the US Yousef al Otaiba.
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    • 43 min
    Covid-19 and Financial Recovery: “We Cannot Win the War But Lose the Peace”

    Covid-19 and Financial Recovery: “We Cannot Win the War But Lose the Peace”

    The economic shutdown caused by the pandemic and the ongoing disruptions will demand ongoing and complex interventions by international institutions, central banks, and national governments. Many people will require sustained economic relief simply to survive. Until a vaccine is proven effective, measures must be taken to ensure the ongoing health, safety, and economic productivity of our society.
    Host Yousef Al Otaiba, UAE Ambassador to the United States discusses economy with the Chief Economic Adviser to Allianz, Mohamed El-Erian. El-Erian shares his views on why the recovery will require global cooperation, why markets continue to perform despite the drop in economic output, what characteristics to watch for when investing in equities, and the impact of the quickly deteriorating relationship between the United States and China. Don’t miss this insightful and informative episode with one of the foremost global economic leaders.
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    • 35 min
    A Reason For “Hope": A Conversation About the Future of Space Exploration with Two Pioneering Women

    A Reason For “Hope": A Conversation About the Future of Space Exploration with Two Pioneering Women

    On July 14, the Emirates Mars probe – “Hope” or “Al Amal” in Arabic – is scheduled to lift off from Japan’s Tanegashima Space Center and begin a seven-month journey to the Red Planet. The probe is expected to enter Mars’ orbit in 2021, coinciding with the UAE’s 50th anniversary. The Hope probe will serve as Mars’ first weather satellite. In this episode, UAE Minister of Advanced Technology and Deputy Project Manager of the Emirates Mars Mission, H.E. Sarah Al Amiri and the Director of the National Air and Space Museum and former Chief Scientist of NASA, Dr. Ellen Stofan, join host Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba to discuss the upcoming Mars Mission and the special challenges and opportunities for women in the field of space exploration. Don't miss this conversation with these inspiring scientific leaders.

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    • 36 min
    After the Crisis: Investing in a Changed World

    After the Crisis: Investing in a Changed World

    Two of the world's foremost investors, David McCormick, CEO of Bridgewater Associates, and Khaldoon Al Mubarak, Managing Director of Mubadala Development Company, both agree that impact of the current global economic crisis will be deep, lasting and that some sectors will never be the same. PodBridge host, UAE Ambassador to the US Yousef Al Otaiba, talks with the two financial leaders about where they see risks and opportunities and what they have learned from past crises, like the 2008 global market collapse. Everyone's lives will be touched by the wide range of issues discussed and all will benefit from the insights offered in this candid, thought-provoking discussion. Don't miss it.
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    • 42 min
    Lessons of the Pandemic

    Lessons of the Pandemic

    Two world-renowned health care leaders, Cleveland Clinic CEO Dr. Tom Mihaljevic and Children’s National Hospital CEO Dr. Kurt Newman, emphasize the importance of international cooperation and information sharing to combat COVID-19 on the inaugural episode of Podbridge, a new podcast series launched by the UAE Embassy and hosted by UAE Ambassador to the US Yousef Al Otaiba.
    During the podcast, the two health care leaders detail the challenges associated with managing this pandemic and the gains health care practitioners have achieved in learning about the deadly virus in a short period of time. According to Dr. Mihaljevic and Dr. Newman, unprecedented international scientific collaboration and cutting-edge technological advancements are allowing the medical community to make strides to combat COVID-19 during this challenging period.

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    • 31 min

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