POMEPS Conversations: Shibley Telhami (S. 1, Ep. 20)

#20 – June 7, 2013. The George Washington University’s Marc Lynch, director of the Project on Middle East Political Science, speaks with Shibley Telhami, the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, College Park, and non-resident senior fellow at the Saban Center at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of The Stakes: America and the Middle East which was selected by Foreign Affairs as one of the top five books on the Middle East in 2003. His other publications include Identity and Foreign Policy in the Middle East, ed. with Michael Barnett (2002), The Sadat Lectures: Words and Images on Peace, 1997-2008, ed. (2010), and The Peace Puzzle: America’s Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace, 1989-2011, co-authored with Dan Kurtzer, et al. (2012). He has been a principal investigator in the annual Arab Public Opinion Survey, conducted since 2002 in six Arab countries. Lynch and Telhami discuss the survey and Telhami’s new release The World Through Arab Eyes: Arab Public Opinion and the Reshaping of the Middle East.

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