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Tracking the “Arab Spring”: Why the Modest Harvest?
PAGE NUMBERS 29-44
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Popular uprisings have occurred only in some Arab states and in even fewer have authoritarian rulers been overthrown. What factors allow us to predict whether an authoritarian regime will be vulnerable?
The military-backed regime of President al-Sisi seems secure, but study of the Egyptian internet reveals that the regime has failed to win over the young.
A decade ago, Arab peoples stood up and sought to replace their rulers with a more democratic political project. But Arab autocrats have a project of their own. Can the…
A close look at secular parties in the Middle East today raises doubts about whether they are ready for prime time.
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