Connections Episode 17
A Decade of Upheaval
Mouin Rabbani Interviews Nabih Bulos
On Tuesday, 5 October, Jadaliyya co-editor Mouin Rabbani spoke with Nabih Bulos, Middle East Bureau Chief of the Los Angeles Times about a decade of upheaval in the Middle East and the response of its peoples. This episode of Connections examines the various dynamics and impact of revolution, war, and conflict in the Middle East and North Africa.
Connections offers timely and informative interviews on current events and broader policy questions, as well as themes relevant to knowledge production. It combines journalism, analysis, and scholarship.
Nabih Bulos is the Middle East bureau chief of the Los Angeles Times. Since 2012 he has covered war, revolution, and upheaval throughout the region, including the expansion of the Islamic State movement and the campaign to defeat it. His work has taken him to Syria, Iraq, Libya, Yemen, Afghanistan and elsewhere in the region, as well as on the migrant trail through the Balkans and Europe. A Fulbright scholar, Bulos is also a concert violinist who has performed with Daniel Barenboim, Valery Gergiev, and Bono.
Mouin Rabbani has published and commented widely on Palestinian affairs, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the contemporary Middle East. He was previously Senior Analyst Middle East and Special Advisor on Israel-Palestine with the International Crisis Group, and head of political affairs with the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria. He is Co-Editor of Jadaliyya Ezine.
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