July 13, 2012

Reading the Arab Spring Elections

Amir Taheri, New York Post

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With results from Libya’s first free elections, we now have a snapshot of political opinion in almost all Arab Spring countries. (Only Yemen is yet to hold post-despot elections.) So what are the main features of that snapshot?

The first is the remarkable diversity of opinion in countries where many saw a simple Islamists-vs.-military-despots division.

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TAGGED: Muslim Brotherhood, Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Arab Spring

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