January 1, 2013

The Year the Arab Spring Went Bad

F. Gregory Gause, Foreign Policy

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In the heady days of (relatively) peaceful mass mobilizations that brought down dictators in Tunisia and Egypt, the mantra from American observers in 2011 was: "Now comes the hard part." In 2012, it came -- with a vengeance.

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TAGGED: Yemen, Tunisia, Egypt, Arab Spring

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