Incomplete revolutionsTariq Ramadan discusses Islam and the Arab Awakening.
Much has been made of what to call the dramatic change that has swept the Middle East and North Africa since 2011. The labels of “Arab Spring” and “Arab Awakening” have both been questioned. Some even question the term “revolutions”, arguing that even after two years, the term is premature. Although the movements in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Syria, and Bahrain share many common characteristics, their diverging paths are still unclear.
In this episode of The Stream, we speak to Tariq Ramadan, Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies at Oxford University, about his latest book, "Islam and the Arab Awakening". Members of The Stream community also join via Google+
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