Tamim Ansary grew up in Afghanistan learning the history of the west — the rise and fall of Greece and Rome, the role of Christianity and the flourishing era of the Renaissance. But that history didn’t include the Muslim civilization or its interactions with the west. Kojo talks with Ansary about how history looks from a Muslim perspective — and how that history can help us understand global politics today.


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