February 2, 2013
Arab Spring Can't Be Crushed by Egypt, Syrian Turmoil
Toronto Star, Toronto Star
Egypt is a tinderbox, as President Mohammed Morsi’s Islamist government vies for legitimacy with secular rivals. The streets of Cairo and other cities have run red with blood. Bashar Assad has plunged Syria into a horrific civil war. Libya’s liberation has been Mali’s curse, driving terrorists and guns there. Tunisia and Yemen face popular unrest and instability. And jihadists and brigands roam much of North Africa under the noses of weak regimes.
TAGGED: Syria, Egypt, Arab Spring