Revolutionary Challenges in Tunisia and Egypt: Generations in Conflict

July 2011
New Politics;Summer2011, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p19
The article discusses the Arab spring uprisings in 2011 and the forces behind the revolutions. The importance of online media and newspapers is discussed which includes online social networks, text messaging, mobile phone communication, and websites like YouTube and the Al-Jazeera news website. The roles of social media, Islamist groups, and youth leadership in the Egyptian Revolution against President Hosni Mubarak, the Tunisian Revolution against leader Zine Al-Abidine Ben Ali, and in the Libyan conflict are discussed.


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