#26 – October 18, 2013. The George Washington University’s Marc Lynch, director of the Project on Middle East Political Science, speaks with John Entelis, professor of political science and director of the Middle East Studies Program at Fordham University. He is the president of the American Institute for Maghrib Studies (AIMS). Entelis is the author or co-author of The Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa (1980, 1986, 1995, 2002, 2006, 2011), Culture and Counterculture in Moroccan Politics (1989,1996), State and Society in Algeria (1992), and Islam, Democracy, and the State in North Africa (1997). Lynch and Entelis discuss the uprisings in Tunisia and North Africa as well as historical and current political dynamics.