Where is the Arab world heading? It’s been 5 years since the start of the Arab Awakening and in many ways, the region appears to be going backwards. Join Tom Carver and Carnegie’s Middle East team to discuss Carnegie’s new wide-ranging report, Arab Fractures: Citizens, States, and Social Contracts, which examines what has gone wrong in the relationship between the Arab people and their governments. You can continue the conversation on Twitter with #ArabFractures

Marwan Muasher is vice president for studies at Carnegie, where he oversees research in Washington and Beirut on the Middle East. Muasher served as foreign minister (2002–2004) and deputy prime minister (2004–2005) of Jordan, and his career has spanned the areas of diplomacy, development, civil society, and communications.

Michele Dunne is the director and a senior fellow in Carnegie’s Middle East Program, where her research focuses on political and economic change in Arab countries, particularly Egypt, as well as U.S. policy in the Middle East.

Perry Cammack is a fellow in Carnegie's Middle East Program in Washington, D.C., where he focuses on long-term regional trends and their implications for American foreign policy.