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Noam Chomsky on the Revolutions in the Middle East

February 4, 2011 by

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‘The Arab World Is on Fire’ By Noam Chomsky “The Arab world is on fire,” al-Jazeera reported on January 27, while throughout the region, Western allies “are quickly losing their influence.” The shock wave was set in motion by the dramatic uprising in Tunisia that drove out a Western-backed dictator, with reverberations especially in Egypt, […]

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. […]