Robin Wright, author of Dreams and Shadows: the Future of the Middle East.
Tension between the Islamic world and the west is a topic of major interest. But there is another, more fundamental struggle underway in the Middle East. Throughout the region progressive men and women have embarked upon campaigns aimed at increasing the scope of human rights legislation and the boundaries of political expression. Their efforts are redefining the Middle East and expanding the influence of those committed to a democratic future. Journalist and author Robin Wright explains these development as described in her latest book Dream and Shadows.