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Video: Inside the Arab Awakening

Marcus Halevi

Video: Inside the Arab Awakening

Event Report

September 20, 2011

Author: Noelle Janka, Former Program Coordinator, Middle East Initiative


September 19, Professor Nicholas Burns led a conversation in the John F. Kennedy Forum with Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, UAE-based columnist; Rami George Khouri, Director, Issam Fares Institute, American University of Beirut; Dr. Karim Makdisi, Associate Professor, American University of Beirut; and Diana Buttu, Joint Fellow with the Middle East Initiative and Harvard Law School’s Human Rights Program.

Download a video podcast from iTunesU here.

Media coverage:

"Panel lauds nature of Arab Uprisings." Harvard Crimson, Tuesday, September 20, 2011

"Arab Uprisings Shift to Political Struggles." Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Wednesday, September 20, 2011


For Academic Citation:

"Video: Inside the Arab Awakening." September 20, 2011.

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