Sir Douglas Robb Lectures 2011
Tariq Ali on empire and its futures
A series of three lectures by Tariq Ali.
5:00 PM.Tariq Ali explores the contemporary landscape of Islam, focusing on the Middle East, analysing the challenges for Western governments which have supported the regimes now being overthrown by internal rebellions.
5:00 PM.Tariq Ali considers how USA power has played out across the world, arguing that although its imperial ambitions have been manifested for centuries, overstretch is beginning to set in.