Arab Spring


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Arab Spring

n
a period starting in December 2010 in which Arab people sought democratic reforms, esp. in Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen and Libya
[Modelled on the Prague Spring, a movement in favour of democracy in Czechoslovakia in 1968]
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He highlighted the history, geopolitical importance, crisis of Middle East and evolution of Arab Spring.
After monitoring the results of the Arab Spring over the last few years, the next step is to understand why some demonstrations have failed to break the status quo and others have produced catastrophic results.
Just as 9/11 changed the dynamics in South East Asia, the 2003 invasion of Iraq and then the subsequent Arab Spring wave in 2011 brought about a significant shift in dynamics of the Middle East.
Lost in Translation: New Paradigms for the Arab Spring
KUWAIT, May 15 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Premier Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah stressed that the waves of the so-called Arab Spring were "illusion" as His Highness the Amir said during the last Arab Summit in Jordan.
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The Arab Spring that swept across the Middle East and succeeded in overthrowing three dictatorships in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya in 2011 was a pivotal point in the history of nations.
Summary: As President Obama travels this week to Saudi Arabia, here's a surprising snapshot of what young Arabs think: They're scared about Daesh (ISIS) and terrorism; they yearn for more freedom and gender equality; they fear that the Arab Spring has made life worse; and they're increasingly skeptical about the role of traditional religious values.
Raphael Israeli's From Arab Spring to Islamic Winter, despite its publication while the "Arab Spring" was still in its nascent phase of unfolding, is a groundbreaking book with sharp insights and deep analyses that have both strategic and geopolitical implications.
Arab Spring: Negotiating in the Shadow of the Intifadat is essentially a collection of negotiation case studies, with nine cases from the major transition points in the Arab Spring, and two outlying cases--Serbia and South Africa--that share thematic similarities.
THE Arab Spring movements are still in progress even today and continue to move toward a better future for the countries of the Arab world, according to speakers of a seminar organised by the AlJazeera Centre for Studies recently.
The total direct cost incurred by Arab economies as a result of the Arab Spring has been estimated to be Dh3 trillion, a report revealed last week.
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