About Roger Owen

Roger Owen, professor of Middle East history at Harvard University is the author of two classic books on the history of the region: State, Power and Politics in the Making of the Modern Middle East and A History of the Middle East Economies in the 20th Century.

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Mariam Ali

Mariam Ali is Associate Editor for openDemocracy's Arab Awakening page.

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Syrian rebels’ faults are surfacing

Roger Owen, professor of Middle East history at Harvard University talks about Syrian rebels’ narratives and current US strategies. Interview. 

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