BBC Podcast: The Rise and Fall of Arab Nationalism

The Arab world fascinates me, especially its rich history, culture, as well as the challenges and the opportunities which it faces.

Its also important as part of my job to follow events in the Arab world. What happens there impacts both Iran and Israel.

This morning, I listened to a podcast called “The Rise and Fall of Arab Nationalism”.

In the podcast Egyptian author Tarek Osmant:

 uncovers the history of the modern Arab world by tracing some of the great political dreams that have shaped it, from the 19th Century to the Arab Spring. Throughout the series, he focuses on two countries that are currently high on the news agenda – Egypt and Syria

You can find out the rest by listening to the podcast here

I highly recommend it.

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