POMEPS Conversations: Zaid al Ali (S. 4, Ep. 17)

al Ali

This week Marc Lynch speaks with Zaid al Ali of Princeton University about the constitutional drafting process in the Middle East in the wake of the Arab Uprisings.

Music for this season’s podcast was created by Feras Arrabi. You can find more of his work on his Facebook and Instagram page.

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Zaid Al-Ali is a visiting research scholar at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and a lawyer specializing in comparative constitutional law. He is the author of “The Struggle for Iraq’s future: How Corruption, Incompetence and Sectarianism Have Undermined Democracy.” (Yale University Press, 2014)

Read more from al Ali:

Will Yemen’s latest round of negotiations reflect learning from past failures?” Monkey Cage (April 2016).

Premature excitement about Iraq’s new government reforms” Monkey Cage (August 2015).

Who is to blame for Iraq’s problems?” Monkey Cage (July 2014).

Maliki has only himself to blame for Iraq’s crisis” Monkey Cage (June 2014).

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