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How the great popular uprising could go so horribly wrong

Syria After the Uprisings: The Political Economy of State Resilience, How the West Stole Democracy from the Arabs
SYRIA / A book about how the West stole democracy from the Arabs. It became completely grotesque when the great powers in the best colonial style began to assess the suitability of the individual peoples for independence: Syria itself ended up in category A – as suitable for independence, but Palestine ended up in category B.

(THIS ARTICLE IS ONLY MACHINE TRANSLATED by Google from Norwegian)

It did not quite fall behind Bashar al-Assad when the first protesters took to the streets on March 15, 2011. Syria's autocratic leader had seen it happen. First in Tunisia in December 2010, and then in Egypt on. . .

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Hans Henrik Fafner
Fafner is a regular critic in Ny Tid. Residing in Tel Aviv.

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