TITLE

The Arab Awakening: The Name Changes, But Will the Song Remain the Same?

AUTHOR(S)
Prince, Rob
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Foreign Policy in Focus;3/ 3/2011, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article comments on the political changes occurring in the Arab world following a series of demonstrations in 2011. It discusses the collapse of the regimes of Tunisian dictator Zine Ben Ali and Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak following social unrests. It explains the need of the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama to adopt to the changes. In addition, the article relates the unrests to the failure of the 1986 revolution in the Philippines to bring social and economic development.
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60036771

 

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