Coupled with the rising anger against the United States in Egypt, Yemen and elsewhere, the Libyan events must make Americans wonder what is happening to theArab Spring. It is not enough to blame the rabidly anti-Muslim movie that was the immediate ..
Libyan military guards check one of the U.S. consulate’s burnt-out buildings during a Sept. 14, 2012, visit by Libyan President Mohammed el-Megarif (not shown) to express sympathy for the deaths of four diplomats in Benghazi, Libya. The Arabic on the .
Mohamed Bouazizi, a Tunisian who set himself on ablaze protesting police corruption, became literally the torch that lit the ArabSpring revolution that spread quickly throughout the Middle East. Bouazzi achieved this in his very public death because …
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In a 2011 U.S. Middle East Policy Brief, Paul R. Pillar, Professor of Security Studies at Georgetown and former National Intelligence Officer, wrote about the unfolding Arab Spring in optimistic terms: “The Arab Spring is a boon for US strategic ..
An obscure Bauhaus artist. Antique porcelain. Quick, what do these things have in common? Don’t know? Try this: The Duchess of Windsor. The Arab Spring. The Beatles’ 1960s encounter with the Maharishi. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” – not the play, s
By Tarek Amara. TUNIS, Sept 14 (Reuters) – At least 20 people were wounded when police opened fire on Friday to try to quell an assault on the U.S. embassy in Tunis by hundreds of protesters incensed by a U.S.-made film insulting the Prophet Mohammad.
… United States diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, late Tuesday. The American ambassador and three members of his staff were killed in that assault which focused world attention on the radicalization of countries swept up in the so-called Arab
The so-called “Arab Spring”—the wave of uprisings that swept through much of the Arab and Muslim world—was born in North Africa’s Tunisia in December of 2010 and quickly spread to Egypt, Yemen, and Libya, among other nations. The ArabSpringwas .
CNN-The birthplace of the Arab Spring seethed Friday as anti-American rage sparked by an online film that insulted Islam’s prophet boiled over across the Muslim world. Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Tunisia, the country where the s
The Associated Press
U.S. embassies and consulates have been breached this week in Egypt, Libya, Yemen and Tunisia — the same four countries to rid themselves of decades-long dictatorships in what became known as the Arab Spring of revolutions last year. In Libya, the ..