Book Discussion on Engaging the Muslim World

Juan Cole argues in Engaging the Muslim World (Palgrave Macmillan; March 17, 2009) that Western attitudes towards Muslim countries have… read more

Juan Cole argues in Engaging the Muslim World (Palgrave Macmillan; March 17, 2009) that Western attitudes towards Muslim countries have been significantly shaped by fearmongering and misinformation. During this talk, Professor Cole addressed some of the misconceptions he feels people have about the Muslim world and suggested ways for President Obama to engage with countries like Iran and Pakistan. He responded to audience members' questions. Steve Clemons moderated.

Juan Cole, professor of history at the University of Michigan, is the author of Sacred Space and Holy War and Napoleon’s Egypt. close

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

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Book Discussion on Engaging the Muslim World

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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 4, 2009
Last Aired:
Apr 19, 2009

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  • Apr 04, 2009 | 10:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 04, 2009 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 05, 2009 | 7:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 19, 2009 | 2:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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