Viewers of AC360 will likely recognize Fouad Ajami. He was a frequent guest on the show and a Middle East scholar. He passed away last June.
A man I greatly admired, Fouad Ajami has died. He was a great intellect and was full of grace and compassion. It's been an honor to know him
— Anderson Cooper (@andersoncooper) June 22, 2014
Fouad's writings include some 400 essays on Arab and Islamic politics, US foreign policy, and contemporary international history. Today the Hoover Institution Press is releasing a collection of his essays in the book "This Arab Time."
We wanted to share one of those essays. Click here to read "The Making of Strangers - Muslims, Jews, and the Other 1492."
You can also watch some of Fouad's appearances on AC360:
Fouad Ajami on Mubarak
Fouad Ajami on the Syrian massacre
On a special edition of AC360, Fouad Ajami, Senior Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, Anne-Marie Slaughter of the New America Foundation, Charles Blow of The New York Times and Chief National Correspondent John King discussed President Obama's case for use of U.S. military force in Syria.
President Obama and U.S. administration officials stepped up their efforts to win congressional approval for a possible military strike in Syria. Christopher Dickey, Middle East Editor for Newsweek/The Daily Beast, Fouad Ajami, Senior Fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institute, Bill Kristol of the Weekly Standard, Christopher Preble of the Cato Institute, Retired U.S. Marine General Anthony Zinni and CNN’s Christiane Amanpour discussed the latest developments and why now is the moment for U.S. action in Syria.
Anderson talked about the latest developments in Syria with Fouad Ajami, Senior Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, National Security Analyst Fran Townsend, who currently sits on the Homeland Security and CIA external advisory boards, Christopher Dickey, Middle East Editor for Newsweek and The Daily Beast, as well as retired Army Major General James “Spider” Marks. The panel discussed how a U.S. response may impact Assad and the future of Syria.
Anderson talked with Fouad Ajami, Senior Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, National Security Analyst Fran Townsend, who currently sits on the Homeland Security and CIA external advisory boards, Christopher Dickey, Middle
East Editor for Newsweek and The Daily Beast and CNN's chief national correspondent John King after new developments about a U.S. intelligence assessment on Syria. Our panel of experts discussed the possibility of U.S. military action in Syria.
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