Arab Voices: What They Are Saying To Us and Why It Matters

Arab Voices: What They Are Saying To Us and Why It Matters

October 14, 2018
Season 8
Featuring:
James Zogby

President, Arab-American Institute

Moderated by: Evan Dawson (Host, WXXI Connections)

No other region of the world has delivered more pain in to its own and to the United States over the past 25 years than the Middle East. Yet it remains a mystery to us in many ways.

At native of Utica born to a Lebanese family, Mr. Zogby is uniquely qualified to address what we now, don’t know and should know regarding the peoples, cultures and ferments of the Arab World – a region many Western countries attempted to colonize, manipulate, dominate, and sometimes merely placate without success.

Moderated by: Evan Dawson (Host, WXXI Connections)

No other region of the world has delivered more pain in to its own and to the United States over the past 25 years than the Middle East. Yet it remains a mystery to us in many ways.

At native of Utica born to a Lebanese family, Mr. Zogby is uniquely qualified to address what we now, don’t know and should know regarding the peoples, cultures and ferments of the Arab World – a region many Western countries attempted to colonize, manipulate, dominate, and sometimes merely placate without success.

About James Zogby:

James Zogby co-founded the Arab American Institute in 1985 and continues to serve as its president. He is Director of Zogby Research Services, a firm that has conducted groundbreaking surveys across the Middle East. For the past 3 decades, he has served in leadership roles in the Democratic National Committee and served 2 terms as a President Obama appointee to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom. He writes a weekly column published in 12 countries. He is featured frequently on national and international media as an expert on Middle East affairs. In 2010, Zogby published the highly-acclaimed book, Arab Voices. His 2013 e-books, Looking at Iran: The Rise and Fall of Iran in Arab Public Opinion and 20 Years After Oslo, are drawn from his extensive polling across the Middle East with Zogby Research Services.

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