George Joffe

George Joffé is a Research Fellow at the Centre for International Studies at the University of Cambridge, and Visiting Professor of Geography at Kings College London. He specialises in the Middle East and North Africa and is currently engaged in a project studying connections between migrant communities and trans/national violence in Europe.

Islamist Movements: The Arab Intifada in Perspective

The following is an extract from George Joffé’s essay, “The Arab Intifada in Perspective,” as he discusses the role of Islamist parties in Tunisia, Egypt and Morocco. To appreciate what has actually happened in the Arab world as a result of what in the West is called the “Arab Spring” but is referred to as the “Arab Intifada” in the Middle East... Continue Reading

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