TITLE

Post-Arab Spring: Political transitions in retreat?

AUTHOR(S)
Caballero-Anthony, Mely
PUB. DATE
August 2013
SOURCE
PacNet Newsletter;8/15/2013, Issue 66, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses political trends following the Arab Spring of 2011. It cites the need to realize that political transitions require time and forbearance amid urgent pressures and demands to meet people's expectations. It suggests Southeast Asia to help the region's democratizing states strengthen their institutions and their economies.
ACCESSION #
89985526

 

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