September 16, 2012
Film Protests: What Explains the Anger?
Shashank Joshi, BBC News
The Arab Spring did indeed invigorate a range of Islamist movements and weakened the law enforcement capabilities of the affected states. In that febrile political environment, protests might have been easier to start, simpler for violent extremists to exploit, and harder for confused security forces to manage.
TAGGED: Islam, Muslims, Middle East, Egypt, Libya