Tarek Osman


Tarek Osman, a political economist focused on the Arab World, is the author of the internationally acclaimed Egypt on the Brink; a regular contributor to Foreign Affairs, Financial Times, Project-Syndicate, and the Cairo Review; the writer and presenter of the BBC’s major production 'The Making of the Modern Arab World', and the political counsellor of the European bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD) for the Arab World. He has 16-years experience in strategy consulting, direct investment, and political-economy advisory. His website is www.tarekosman.com; and twitter account is TarekmOsman.

Videos with Tarek Osman

Tarek Osman giving an analysis of Egyptian politics back in 2010.

Radio with Tarek Osman

'The Making of The Modern Arab World' by BBC Radio 4

Articles by Tarek Osman

'Imagining a New Arab Order' in The Cairo Review
'Who Will Win the Middle East?' in Foreign Affairs
'The Arab Middle Classes’ Moral Dilemma' in Foreign Affairs
'The Perilous Scenario in the Eastern Mediterranean' on Tarek Osman's blog.
'Arab Prospects Beyond the Arab Spring' in Project Syndicate
'The Future of Saudi Arabia - A Saudi Spring' in Project Syndicate
'Contested Syrian Identities' in The Cairo Review
'Egypt needs ambition, not just to muddle through' in the Financial Times
'Evolve or Expire: The Coming Clash Within the Muslim Brotherhood' in Foreign Affairs
'The Past in Egypt’s Present' in Project Syndicate
'The Islamic State in Context' in OpenDemocracy 
Interview with Foreign Policy
Article in the Financial Times
Articles in OpenDemocracy
Article in The Cairo Review
Interview with FiveBooks

Titles by the Author