From Democracy Deficit to Democracy Envy in the Middle East

Habibi, Nader
February 2011
World Politics Review (19446284);2/24/2011, p2
The article discusses the latest developments in the Middle East as of February 24, 2011. It claims that the mass protests being staged by citizens in such countries as Libya, Algeria and Bahrain following the successful ousting of Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak signify clamors for democratic form of government. It also cites the Tunisian revolution that led to the resignation of president Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali.


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