March 4, 2011

What Do Arab Revolutionaries Want?

Terry Glavin, National Post

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As the Arab revolution has rolled out from Tunisia to Bahrain and the very real prospect of a failed-state humanitarian catastrophe looms from Tripoli to Sana’a, the rest of us are hectored and harried to just sit there, do what we’re told, and don’t even think about doing anything that some Islamist crackpot might want to call an imperialist military intervention.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Libya, Arab

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