September 15, 2012

Don't Mistake Fringe for Mainstream

Doug Saunders, Globe and Mail

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It should hardly be necessary to point out that the Arab Spring remains largely a success, that these attacks are an aberration and, at best, a poorly organized effort to slow its momentum. But there are large and alarming constituencies of extremists who remain a threat, backed by some members of a confused and ill-informed public who can easily be swayed.

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TAGGED: Arab Spring, Islam, Muslims, Middle East, Libya, Egypt

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