June 29, 2014

It's Too Soon to Give Up on the Arab Spring

Juan Cole, Los Angeles Times

The Associated Press

Three and a half years ago, the world was riveted by massive crowds of youths mobilizing in Cairo's Tahrir Square to demand an end to Egypt's dreary police state. We watched transfixed as a movement first ignited in Tunisia spread from one part of Egypt to another, and then from country to country across the region. Before it was over, four presidents-for-life had been toppled and the region's remaining dictators were unsettled.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Arab Spring

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