#28 – November 1, 2013. The George Washington University’s Marc Lynch, director of the Project on Middle East Political Science, speaks with Toby Matthiesen, research fellow in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge. Matthiesen has previously worked as a Gulf Consultant for the International Crisis Group. He has published in The New York Review of Books, The Guardian, Foreign Policy, Middle East Journal, and Middle East Report. Lynch and Matthiesen discuss sectarianism, the Arab Uprisings in the Gulf, and Matthiesen’s new book Sectarian Gulf: Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the Arab Spring That Wasn’t.