Tarek Osman

Author; European Bank for Reconstruction & Development for the Arab world

Tarek Osman is an author and political counsellor of the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD) for the Arab world.

Osman is the author of Islamism and the international best-seller Egypt on the Brink. He wrote and presented the BBC documentary series The Making of the Modern Arab World and Sands of Time: A History of Saudi Arabia.

Featured Work

APR 25, 2016 Podcast

Islamism: What It Means for the Middle East and the World

Until the mid-19th century, Islam was the sole basis of both political legitimacy and social identity across the Middle East. Islamists--a term that doesn't ...