The Merits of Islamic Finance

6:42 PM ET Tue, 5 Jan 2010

Discussing the merits of Islamic finance, Hossein Askari, professor of international business of George Washington University says the recent problems in Dubai show that the importance of risk-sharing - a key part in Islamic banking - has been forgotten. He speaks to Kirby Daley, senior strategist at Newedge Group and CNBC's Martin Soong.