History Faculty Fawaz Gerges

In a New York Times Week in Review story on President Obama’s speech in Cairo last week, history faculty member Fawaz Gerges, holder of The Christian A. Johnson Chair in Middle Eastern Studies and International Affairs, comments on the impact of the speech in the Middle East. In related news, writer Michael Hirsh quotes Gerges in a Newsweek article that puts President Obama’s speech to the Muslim world in historical context.