January 25, 2013

The Mirage of the Arab Spring

Seth Jones, Foreign Affairs

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The Arab uprisings of 2011, once a great source of hope for democracy enthusiasts, have given way to sectarian clashes and political instability. The Middle East has not yet shed its authoritarian yoke, and the United States needs a policy that reflects that reality.

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TAGGED: Syria, Libya, Egypt, Middle East, Arab Spring

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