Shibley Telhami: The World Through Arab Eyes

Conversations with History: Shibley Telhami

Shibley Telhami; Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Professor Shibley Telhami for a discussion of Arab public opinion and the reshaping of the Arab world. Telhami discusses his new book, "The World through Arab Eyes" linking this work to his intellectual evolution. He analyzes the structural factors that shape Arab thinking about their aspirations at home and their perspectives on the world affairs. The conversation includes topics such as Arab identity, the impact of the information revolution, the political awakenings shaking the Middle East, the Israel-Palestine conflict, the struggle between Iran and Israel, and American intervention in the region.

Key Words: International Relations, Political Scientists, Middle East
Shibley Telhami
Publication date: 
September 27, 2013
Publication type: 
Conversations with History