Back to the Future in the Middle East
A lecture by Barry Rubin, Director of the Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center in Herzliya, Israel, part of the Center for Near Eastern Studies Fall lecture series on The New Middle East: Five Years After 9/11. The series explores the most recent events in the Middle East, while providing perspective and analysis from a variety of points of view.
Published: Wednesday, November 22, 2006
Barry Rubin is the Director of the Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center in Herzliya, Israel and a Professor at the Interdisciplinary University. He is editor of the Middle East Review of International Affairs (MERIA) and of Turkish Studies. His books include The Long War for Freedom: The Arab Struggle for Democracy in the Middle East; Hating America: A History; Yasir Arafat: A Political Biography; The Tragedy of the Middle East; The Transformation of Palestinian Politics; and Cauldron of Turmoil: America in the Middle East, among others.
Dr. Rubin has written more than 40 book chapters and his articles have appeared in The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, Journal of Democracy, Middle East Quarterly, The New Republic, and many other publications. Prof. Rubin has been on Nightline, Face the Nation, The David Brinkley Show, CBS News, The MacNeil-Lehrer NewsHour, The Larry King Show, CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC.