France 24, April 23, 2013
Since the spring of 2011 and the wave of Arab revolutions, scholar Gilles Kepel has made several trips to the Middle East. He witnessed disappointment among young people and met members of civil society and Islamists. His travel diary has just been published in France. In this (English) interview on French television he discusses the current challenges facing Arab countries.
Professor Kepel teaches Political Science at the Institut d'études politiques de Paris (Paris Institute of Political Studies) and is a leading authority on the Arab and Islamic worlds.
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