018 – The End Of Arab History

018 – The End Of Arab History

 
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Ahmed and Iyad discuss the aftermath of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and current narratives around authoritarianism in the Middle East. Has Mohammed Bin Salman won? Is the Arab spring over? Is the current state of repression in the Arab world a sustainable “new normal”?

Mentioned in the episode:
The Arab Winter is Coming – Hassan Hassan
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2018/11/where-us-middle-east/574747/

The Next Arab Uprising – Marwan Muasher
https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/middle-east/2018-10-15/next-arab-uprising

The Final Speech from The Great Dictator – Charlie Chaplin