July 11, 2014

No Arab Democracy Without Arab Democrats

Jeff Simpson, Globe and Mail

The Associated Press

False optimism permeated much of the early coverage of the Arab Spring. Too many Western journalists and writers believed that finally the time had come for long-suffering Arab populations to throw off their authoritarian rulers, break up cliques that had dominated regimes and economies and bring in political diversity and electoral politics.

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TAGGED: Egypt, Middle East, Arab Spring, Arabs


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