Faculty Expert Middle East Politics

Turkish News Outlet Taps Politics' Hisham Ahmed For Insight On Hamas

Today's Zaman, a daily Turkish newspaper and news website, interviewed Politics Professor Hisham Ahmed about the strategy of Hamas, the Palestinian political group ruling Gaza, to shore up frosty relations with Iran (a former ally that Hamas broke with over support for the Syrian regime), now that its other key resource supplier—Egypt—is in turmoil.

KQED's Forum Taps SMC's Hisham Ahmed on Syria's Future

KQED's Forum featured SMC's Politics Professor Hisham Ahmed in a discussion about the future of Syria. Ahmed, who specializes in Middle East politics says that "of all the Arab regimes that have been toppled since the start of the Arab Spring last year, Syria’s Assad regime is the most dangerous."  Listen to the KQED Forum show on the future of Syria with Prof. Hisham Ahmed.