Tarek Osman: contact@tarekosman.com

Tarek Osman is an author, essayist, documentary maker, and political economist, focused on the Arab and Islamic worlds.

Recent Articles

12Oct

With China rising and America looking inwards, what is Europe’s grand vision?

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Europe is preoccupied with the rise in immigration, the threat of militant Islamism, the lurking perils in the banking systems... Read More →
16Jul

The Arab World’s Coming Challenges

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Fifty years after the Six Days War, the Middle East remains a region in seemingly perpetual crisis. So it is... Read More →
18Jun

1967 War’s Real Legacy in Egypt

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From the nineteenth to mid-twentieth century, Egypt pioneered the experiment of building a modern, secular, Western-oriented Arab-majority state, out of... Read More →
20Apr

The Importance of Being Political

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Physicists complain that their academic departments discourage them from contemplating the philosophical implications of the theories they study. Instead, they... Read More →
18Apr

Truths, Post-Truth, and Untruths

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Conformity is seductive. Even in societies where questioning prevailing narratives and challenging authority has been entrenched in educational systems and... Read More →
20Feb

The Religion Question

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I have recently published an article on Project Syndicate, please click the link below to read the article. One of... Read More →

Presenting the thinking of Egyptian writer Tawfik al-Hakim

Tarek Osman with the Dalai Lama on a panel discussing The Paradox of Religion

Tarek Osman’s interview with Lebanon’s Future TV English on Muslims in Europe

Tarek Osman’s interview with Lebanon’s Future TV English on ISIS, Middle Eastern politics, and Lebanon

Tarek Osman’s talk at the International Peace Institute, UN Plaza, NY

Tarek Osman’s BBC series “The Making of the Modern Arab World”

Tarek Osman’s talk at the Carnegie Centre in New York

Tarek Osman’s BBC series “Sands of Time: A History of Saudi Arabia”

Audio of Tarek’s interview with Canadian Broadcasting Corp on Redrawing the Map of the Middle East (http://www.cbc.ca/1.3460303)

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