Placing the uprisings of the Middle East and North Africa in historical context is essential in allowing the West to develop meaningful relations with the emerging Islamic governments.
Dr. Hans Köchler is an Austrian philosopher and international law expert. He holds the Chair of Political Philosophy at the University of Innsbruck and has organized numerous international conferences in the fields of conflict resolution, inter-cultural dialogue, and United Nations reform. He is the founder and president of the International Progress Organization, a Vienna-based NGO in consultative status with the United Nations.
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