How Pan Arabism Turned into a Beast

Pan Arabism emerged in 1909 after a new regime in the Ottoman Empire called for the "Turkification" of the empire at the expense of other nationalities, including the Arabs.
by Bassem Ajami

4 April 2020 | 13:11

Source: by Annahar

  • by Bassem Ajami
  • Source: Annahar
  • Last update: 4 April 2020 | 13:11

A crowd of demonstrators walks through Cairo on January 25, 2011, to demand the end of President Hosni Mubarak's nearly 30 years in power. (AP Photo).

In January 2011, as protests raged in Tunisia, Egypt and Yemen, in what came to be known as the "Arab Spring," Syria's President, Bashar Al Assad, gave an interview to the Wall Street Journal. He...
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