August 25, 2012
The Roots of the Arab Spring
Nikolas Gvosdev, World Politics Review
For the past year and a half, the Arab Spring has convulsed the Middle East. It has resulted in the overthrow of four leaders who only two years before seemed destined to rule for life, plunged another country into a fratricidal civil war and placed even long-established monarchies under renewed political and economic stress.
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