September 17, 2012

Obama Rethinks the Arab Spring

Victor Kotsev, Asia Times

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The attacks on United States' and European embassies and the riots throughout the Muslim world are bringing home what the Non-Aligned Movement's Tehran summit failed to get across: that much of the world strongly resents Western hegemony. On the positive side, they will focus urgent attention of the West's policy makers on the many lapses they have made since the start of the Arab Spring.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Arab Spring, United States, Barack Obama, 2012

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