Book Discussion on Reaching for Power: The Shi\'a in the Modern Arab World

Professor Nakash talked about his book Reaching for Power: The Shi’a in the Modern Arab World, published by Princeton University… read more

Professor Nakash talked about his book Reaching for Power: The Shi’a in the Modern Arab World, published by Princeton University Press. He examined the meaning of the rise of the Shi’a in the Arab world. He described Shi’a history and argued that in order for Iraq to achieve political success the country must be unified. After his presentation he answered audience members' questions. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Myers, Joanne J. Director Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs->Merrill House Programs
  • Nakash, Yitzhak Chair Brandeis University->Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

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Book Discussion on Reaching for Power: The Shi\'a in the Modern Arab World

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191580-1
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Mar 12, 2006
Last Aired:
Mar 13, 2006

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  • Mar 12, 2006 | 8:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 12, 2006 | 4:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 13, 2006 | 5:56am EST | C-SPAN 2
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