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Shaykh Hamza Yusuf on the Revolution in Tunisia

January 31, 2011 by

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Deferred Dreams, Self-Destruction, and Suicide Bombings By Shaykh Hamza Yusuf   There was a story in the New York Times a few days ago about how the “revolution” in Tunisia was sparked in December by the self-immolation of Mohamed Bouazizi, a 26-year-old, befuddled roadside green grocer. Like so many young Arabs, he was born poor and […]

The Next Tunisias: Five Arab states That Are Ripe for Revolution (Foreign Policy)

January 20, 2011 by

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Interesting post on Arab states that might experience revolution. Of the five listed, I think Egypt is definitely going to be facing some major instability. Some related reading would be Jack Goldstone’s work in the theory of revolution which relies on a Malthusian framework. The Next Tunisias Five Arab states that are ripe for revolution. […]