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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