December 13, 2012

The Age of Islamic Dictators

Stefano Casertano, The European

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In the Middle East, the hope for democratic change has been replaced by the fear of Islamist autocracy. The role models for Mohammed Morsi are the former secular strongmen.

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TAGGED: Mohammed Morsi, Arab Spring, Egypt


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