Former Tunisian Minister Shares Middle East Expertise at IRC

Dr. Abdelbaki Hermassi—who served as Tunisia’s Minister of Culture, Minister of Foreign Affairs and UNESCO Ambassador—spoke at the IRC on Thursday, March 17. His wide-ranging presentation covered topics like Iran’s Islamic revolution, the rise of political Islam, the Pan-Arabic movement, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Arab Spring and terrorism. He also spoke about how North African nations and the Gulf countries perceive regional events differently.