Episode 40

The endless agony of Arab states and their political constructs

Published on: 26th September, 2021

Joe Bahout, director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (IFI) and associate professor of Political Studies and Public Administration, analyzes the stresses and weaknesses of today’s Arab states that largely ignored or marginalized their societies and citizens. The resurgence of society on the national stage today, he says, gives IFI and AUB an unprecedented opportunity to impact state policies in Lebanon and the region.

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Professors at Work
Rami G. Khouri interviews AUB scholars about how their research findings clarify our world's mechanics and mysteries.