A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

‘Ammar ‘Abdelhamid

The well-known Syrian dissident and analyst ‘Ammar ‘Abdelhamid — who first made his name as a dissident blogger inside Syria before being exiled to the West — spoke at MEI today about reform, dissent, and comparing the Arab world with events in Iran. The podcast may be worth your time. The description of the event is here. The podcast is here, and as usual starts to play when you click on the link.

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