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The brutal truth about Tunisia

Bloodshed, tears, but no democracy. Bloody turmoil won’t necessarily presage the dawn of democracy By Robert Fisk, Middle East Correspondent Monday, 17 January 2011 The end of the age of dictators in the Arab world? Certainly they are shaking in their boots across the Middle East, the well-heeled sheiks and emirs, and the kings, including […]

Will revolt in Tunisia inspire others?

The ouster of Tunisian President Zine el Abidine ben Ali emboldens protesters in other Arab countries, but — lacking a galvanizing event — there is doubt that Internet-fueled movements can seriously challenge entrenched regimes in the Middle East. By Jeffrey Fleishman and Amro Hassan, Los Angeles Times January 15, 2011, 12:06 p.m. Reporting from Cairo […]

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