Podbridge, a UAE Embassy Podcast

Connecting the US, the Middle East and the World

Podbridge is a podcast focused on issues and ideas of shared interest in the United States, the Middle East and throughout the world. Each episode presents a conversation with specialists in the areas related to current topics, including science, technology, health, the environment, women’s empowerment, religious tolerance, and other subjects highlighting international partnerships between the UAE, US and other nations.

New episodes are published twice per month, with occasional extra episodes on special topics. Subscribe now on your favorite podcasting app to get updates about new episodes and access to all of our prior conversations.

     

Latest Episodes

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...

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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...

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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...

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