False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East, with Steven A. Cook

November 2, 2017

Half a decade after Arabs across the Middle East poured into the streets to demand change, hopes for democracy have disappeared in a maelstrom of violence and renewed state repression. How did things go so wrong so quickly across a wide range of regimes? What role can and should the United States play? Don't miss this conversation with Council on Foreign Relations' Steven Cook, an expert on Arab and Turkish politics as well as U.S.-Middle East policy.