Marwan Muasher

The Battle for Pluralism in the Middle East
Marwan Muasher
Vice President for Studies Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes the Carnegie Endowment's Marwan Muasher for a discussion of his new book, "The Second Arab Awakening." Topics covered include: "The First Arab Awakening;" the political failure of Arab states in the wake of nationalism and pan Arabism; the evolution of political Islam; the role of the military and technology in shaping the course of the Arab Spring; what is required for the second Arab Awakening to succeed; and the importance for the building of a third force in Arab politics, one that respects pluralism and establishes institutions that are accountable and which focuses on achieving equity, accountability, and a new educational system. 

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