The CMES Middle East Forum presents
Co-authors Robin Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami
Robin Yassin-Kassab is a journalist and a regular media commentator on Syria and the Middle East. Yassin-Kassab is author of the novel The Road from Damascus (Hamish Hamilton and Penguin, 2009). He is co-author of the forthcoming book on the Syrian revolution and war, Burning Country (Pluto, January 2016). He co-edits www.pulsemedia.org and blogs at www.qunfuz.com.
Leila Al-Shami is co-author of Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War and was a founding member of Tahrir-ICN a network connecting anti-authoritarian struggles across the Middle East, North Africa and Europe.
Co-sponsors: Shorenstein on Media, Politics and Public Policy; Middle East Initiative at HKS; Nieman Foundation for Journalism
Contact: Liz Flanagan