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Arab spring, Syria and the Bible

Summary

Mike Bassous on the Arab Spring and the effects of the Syrian civil war.

Summary

Mike Bassous on the Arab Spring and the effects of the Syrian civil war.

Dr Mike Bassous is adjunct Professor of International Studies at Taylor University and General Secretary of the Bible Society of Lebanon, which has been providing food, shelter and medical care for people in refugee camps along the Lebanon-Syria border. The Society is now one of Lebanon’s major relief agencies and its aid work is part of what Dr Bassous calls its 'holistic ministry'. He came into CPX to discuss what the Arab Spring means for the Middle East and the effects of the Syrian civil war.