VIDEO: Great Decisions Lecture on the Islamic Awakening: The Aftermath of the ‘Arab Spring’ with Charles Sennott

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NYU Center for Dialogues

Event Details

Thursday, April 10, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM 
NYU Journalism Institute
20 Cooper Square
Floor 7
New York, NY
Event type
Lecture / Panel  

Event Transcripts and Video

Mr. Sennott discusses the aftermath of the Arab Spring and how it has resulted in unforeseen changes in the political landscape in many countries, especially regarding the role of Islam and democracy. How have the countries been affected since the Arab Spring began? Is U.S. foreign policy adapting successfully to all of the changes in the region?

Event Speakers

    • Charles Sennott
      Vice President, Editor-at-Large and co-founder of GlobalPost

      Charles M. Sennott is the Vice President, Editor-at-Large and co-founder of GlobalPost. An award-winning foreign correspondent with 25 years of experience, Sennott has reported on the front lines of wars and insurgencies in at least 15 countries, including the 2011 revolution in Cairo and the Arab Spring.
      He was among the first journalists on the ground in Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th and has continued reporting there throughout the last decade. He covered the war in Iraq from the invasion through the surge to the beginning of the drawdown of troops. Before joining GlobalPost, Sennott was a longtime foreign correspondent for The Boston Globe.

    • Charles Sennott

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