Book Discussion on Forces of Fortune

Vali Nasr, senior advisor to Richard Holbrooke, special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, talked about his latest book which looks at the… read more

Vali Nasr, senior advisor to Richard Holbrooke, special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, talked about his latest book which looks at the growth of the Muslim middle class in the Middle East.  Mr. Nasr argues that this rising middle class, which puts a high value on economic success, will pave the way for a freer, more prosperous Middle East in which religious extremists do not thrive.  He spoke at the Woman’s National Democratic Club in Washington, DC.  close

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  • Nasr, Vali R. Professor Tufts University->Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

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Book Discussion on Forces of Fortune

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 30, 2010
Last Aired:
Feb 1, 2010

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  • Jan 30, 2010 | 11:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 31, 2010 | 1:29pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 01, 2010 | 1:18am EST | C-SPAN 2
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