The wave of unrest throughout the Middle East began in Tunisia in December 2010 and spread to Syria in March 2011, where protesters were met with brutal force from Assad’s government. Events have gone from bad to catastrophic: demonstrations have escalated and the press has been banned. Experts explore possible outcomes.
Deborah Amos, NPR Middle East correspondent and author of Eclipse of the Sunnis: Power, Exile and Upheaval in the Middle East, talks with Mohamad Bazzi, Journalism Professor, NYU; Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Book signing follows.
Presented with NYU's Steinhardt Dept. of Media, Culture and Communication
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