James Zogby will look at the dramatic change in Arab and Muslim attitudes toward Iran during the past decade and the policy implications resulting from that shift.
A just-released Arab American Institute survey revealed that each year since 2006, Iran's standing among other Middle East nations has declined, so much so that today majorities in most countries in the Middle East and North Africa see Iran as a meddlesome source of sectarian disruption. Just eight years ago, there was widespread support for Iran across the Arab world. So what happened?
Dr. James Zogby
Dr. Zogby serves as the President of the Arab American Institute in Washington, DC. He co-founded the organization in 1985 and has been involved in a full range of Arab American issues for over two decades. He also co-founded the Palestine Human Rights Campaign in the late 1970s, and later co-founded and served as the Executive Director of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee. He serves on the National Democratic Ethnic Coordinating Committee as well as on the Council on Foreign Relations. Dr. Zogby hosts a weekly television show called, â€œViewpoint with James Zogbyâ€ and writes a weekly newspaper column, â€œWashington Watch.â€