Issandr El Amrani: The Arab Spring Ten Years On
In our latest episode of Babel, Jon Alterman was joined by Issandr El Amrani, regional director for the Middle East/North Africa region at the Open Society Foundation. Issandr talked to Jon about how political trends across the Middle East have unfolded in the ten years since the Arab Spring. He also gives his thoughts on what trends people should be watching going forward. Then, Jon, Natasha Hall, and Danny Sharp explore the Arab Spring's legacy ten years on.
- Oz Katerji, "Betrayed by Their Leaders, Failed by the West, Arabs Still Want Democracy," Foreign Policy, December 17, 2020.
- Issandr El Amrani, "In Translation: Sisi's Road to Presidency for Life," The Arabist, May 17, 2018.
- Issandr El Amrani, "Morocco's Second Spring," The Guardian, April 17, 2012.
- Episode Transcript, "The Arab Spring Ten Years On," CSIS, January 12, 2021.
Senior Vice President, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and Director, Middle East Program
Senior Fellow, Middle East Program
Associate Director and Associate Fellow, Middle East Program