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World Affairs Council event: Akbar Ahmed and Bernard Lewis dialogue on “The Middle East and Islam”

World Affairs Council Presents:  Ambassador Akbar Ahmed & Dr. Bernard Lewis:  A Special Briefing on “The Middle East and Islam”

November 3, 2010 at 6:30pm—8:00pm at  Charles Sumner School

1201 17th Street, NW Washington, DC, 20036

To Register: Call: 202-293-1051 or email:  events@worldaffairsdc.org

Join the World Affairs Council—Washington, DC for “A Special Briefing on The Middle East and Islam,” featuring two of the world’s leading scholars of Islam, Ambassador Akbar Ahmed and Dr. Bernard Lewis. Addressing the political role of Islam in international relations, they will discuss their analysis on Islam, the Middle East, and the West. Known for their differing perspectives, Amb. Ahmed and Dr. Lewis will provide a holistic view of the issue and examine the future of the relationship between the Islamic world and the United States.

Guests will have the opportunity to ask questions following speaker remarks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Diane Rehm Show this morning on NPR

Ambassador Ahmed was on the Diane Rehm Show this morning for an interview on President Obama’s speech in Cairo. Here is the audio from the website.

Also, Frankie Martin’s newest article on the Huffington Post “Obama and the Dialogue of Civilizations”.