Tarek Osman is the author of Islamism: What It Means for the Middle East and the World and Egypt on the Brink. He has been the writer and presenter of several BBC documentary programs on the Arab and Islamic worlds, most recently Sunni-Shia: Islam Divided. He is the senior political counselor for the Arab World and Turkey at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. On Twitter: @TarekmOsman.


Writing in the Cairo Review