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Omar Saif Ghobash: “Letters to a Young Muslim” | Talks at Google

Talks at Google was delighted to host Omar Saif Ghobash, the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Russia since 2008. Ghobash studied law and mathematics in Oxford and London and began his career as a diplomat at the UAE Mission to the United Nations.

In this interview, Ghobash discusses his book “Letters to a Young Muslim”, a series of personal letters to his sons. Today’s young Muslims will be tomorrow’s leaders, and yet too many are vulnerable to extremist propaganda that seems omnipresent in our technological age. The burning question, Ghobash argues, is how moderate Muslims can unite to find a voice that is true to Islam while actively and productively engaging in the modern world. What does it mean to be a good Muslim?

Get the book here: https://goo.gl/S9LFVR

Moderated by Anthony House.

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