This edition: False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East with Steven A. Cook
Original tape date: October 25, 2017.
First aired: January 19, 2018.
Council on Foreign Relations' Steven Cook analyzes the maelstrom of violence and renewed state repression that has come to the Middle East and North Africa in the wake of the Arab Spring. How did things go so wrong so quickly? What role can and should the United States play?