Andrew Carl Wilk
Betsy McCarthy; Andie Tucher
In this program, Bill Moyers talks with scholar, writer, and economist Charles Issawi about the sources of Arab resentment toward the West and the possibility of better relations in the future. Issawi explains the Arab worldÃs reluctance to modernize and its aversion to the secular nature of Western societyÃ³especially in the area of sexual freedom. The history of Islamic fundamentalism in the Arab world is traced, and its impact on Arab/West relations is discussed.