June 1, 2011

The bin Laden Decade

Thomas Friedman, New York Times

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The Arab leaders governed by fear, and their people are not afraid anymore. And the Western democracies governed by generating trust, but their societies today are more splintered than ever.

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TAGGED: Benjamin Netanyahu, West Bank, Osama Bin Laden, Israel, Hosni Mubarak, Egypt, United States

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