September 15, 2012

Don't Chill the Arab Spring

Toronto Star, Toronto Star

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Protests against a film ridiculing the Prophet Mohammed are spreading throughout the Middle East like a brush fire following the violence in Libya that left an American ambassador and others dead. Embassies have been besieged in Egypt and Yemen. And a chorus of voices is lamenting the destabilizing effects of the Arab Spring.

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TAGGED: Yemen, Benghazi, Libya, Egypt, Middle East, Arab Spring


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