Meet our Next Speaker

Rania Abouzeid

Monday, September 22

Topic: The Arab Uprisings and Their Aftermath

AbouzeidRania Abouzeid is a Beirut-based journalist who has chronicled the Syrian uprising extensively since it began in 2011. Prior to that, she covered the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt and has reported on wars, assassinations, and popular movements across the Middle East and South Asia over the past 14 years.

Rania’s work has been published in TIME magazine, The New YorkerForeign AffairsForeign Policy, and a host of other outlets. She has also appeared as a commentator on PBS, Al Jazeera, the BBC, CBS, CBC, and other networks.



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Rania Abouzeid on the Mess in Iraq

Posted on Friday July 11

Read what Rania Abouzeid (our coming September  speaker) has to say in her June Politico article:  “The Jihad Next Door: The Syrian roots of Iraq’s newest civil war”

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