October 22, 2012

The Arab Religious-Secular Balance

Rami Khouri, Daily Star

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There are many ways in which one can analyze the current transformations across parts of the Arab world in the wave of populist revolutions that overthrew some dictators and still threaten others. The one lens that I find most useful for analyzing the changes under way and the challenges ahead sees the events in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Yemen – where the transformation processes are most advanced – as aiming to achieve a series of new balances in several critical realms.

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