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#Revolution By Jacob Brockmann
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Social media played a very important part in the Tunisian and Egyptian revolutions of 2010-11 . Throughout this book you will learn of how bloggers such as Wael Ghonim were able to inspire thousands... More > of people. You will discover the stories of men like Khaled Said who were brutally murdered by police, but became martyrs and heroes of their nations. You will be inspired by the courage of women such as Lisa Ben Mhenni who reported on police massacres via their blogs from the front line of the protests. Most importantly however you will be shown how social media helped people to put aside thier differences and unite to remove the dictatorships that confined them all.< Less
The Prospects for Security Sector Reform in Tunisia: A Year after the Revolution (Enlarged Edition) By Querine Hanlon, U.S. Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute
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The Arab Spring began in Tunisia. The tragic self-immolation of Mohammed Bouazizi in December 2010 struck a chord of discontent and frustration that ultimately propelled Tunisian President Zine El... More > Abidine Ben Ali to step down barely a month later. The reverberations of this unprecedented series of events were felt throughout the region, and protestors took to the streets in Bahrain, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Syria, and Yemen. A year later, Tunisia’s remarkable transition continues to influence the region. Tunisia has achieved in 1 year what none of the other Arab Spring states have been able to accomplish. Some have suggested that Tunisia’s transition might even be a model for the Arab Spring countries. The Tunisian military’s refusal to ire on the demonstrators and its decision to eschew an overtly political role in the transition have left the task of creating a new political order in Tunisia to the civilian bureaucracy, nascent political parties, and civil society groups.< Less
Arab Revolutions - Uncensored By Shadi Sabra
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Shadi Sabra, a telecommunication engineer, started his career as a transmission engineer broadcasting news to TV stations via satellite, working with politicians and events, but always from behind... More > the scenes. When the Arabian revolutions started, he was one of the first people working with the press, to arrive to Tunisia, to cover those current events, and tell the world what was happening, but every time according to each TV station’s point of view. In his book, Shadi describes the experience he lived during that period of time, traveling between Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, Libya, Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq, for the same purpose, news. A great number of questions are raised by this book, concerning the true meaning of democracy and international secret affairs and schemes between the strongest poles of our current world.< Less
Arab Revolutions - Uncensored By Shadi Sabra
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Shadi Sabra, a telecommunication engineer, started his career as a transmission engineer broadcasting news to TV stations via satellite, working with politicians and events, but always from behind... More > the scenes. When the Arabian revolutions started, he was one of the first people working with the press, to arrive to Tunisia, to cover those current events, and tell the world what was happening, but every time according to each TV station’s point of view. In his book, Shadi describes the experience he lived during that period of time, traveling between Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, Libya, Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq, for the same purpose, news. A great number of questions are raised by this book, concerning the true meaning of democracy and international secret affairs and schemes between the strongest poles of our current world.< Less
Egypt in Revolt: Capitalist Reform vs. Socialist Revolution By Andrew Pollack, Clay Wadena
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In 2011 the Egyptian people inspired the world with their revolution that overthrow Hosni Mubarak. In just eighteen days, Mubarak’s nearly three decades-old dictatorship crumbled as Egyptian... More > workers exercised their power in the streets. Now, nearly two years later, the Egyptian people still labor under an oppressive government and their struggle for democracy and economic rights continues. Egypt in Revolt: Capitalist Reform vs. Socialist Revolution traces the Egyptian Revolution from its beginnings in February to 2011 to Mohamed Morsi’s election as president. Authors Clay Wadena and Andrew Pollack provide a Marxist analysis of the events and argue the need for Egyptian workers to build a revolutionary socialist party to lead a struggle for power.< Less
Love Notes from Tunis: Part One By Tanner Brooks
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The Love Notes from Tunis series is the true story of a young man's recent experience teaching American culture and politics at a Tunisian university, and the year's struggle for empathy and intimacy... More > between clashing individuals, lovers and cultures. The memoir is particularly timely considering recent political turmoil and revolutions fueled by young people throughout the Middle East. Candid discussions on sexuality, racism, globalization and issues of democracy and justice allow young Tunisian Muslims to speak in their own voices to confront and explore mutual prejudices, misconceptions and stereotypes. Challenging dialogue unfolds, such as deconstructing American gangster rap and transgender identity with classrooms of women in hijabs and men hostile to authority. What emerges is an uplifting account of relationships--the painful yet rewarding search for understanding, friendship and romance between people chancing a crossroad of Islam and the West.< Less
The Arab Agenda By Reem Zain
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The Arab Spring sprung years ago.It's not something that just occurred. Nothing just occurs. Everything is predetermined. Nobody wakes up one day and decides to protest. Everything happens for a... More > reason. For most people the current 'Arab Spring' started in Tunisia. But this is not where the Arab Spring really began. In modern times, it all started in Iraq; however for some the real Arab Spring sprang into action when the last monarch of the House of Pahlavi was overthrown by the Iranian Revolution and when Khomeini returned to Iran in February, 1979.< Less
The Arab Agenda By Reem Zain
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The Arab Spring sprung years ago.It's not something that just occurred. Nothing just occurs. Everything is predetermined. Nobody wakes up one day and decides to protest. Everything happens for a... More > reason.For most people the current 'Arab Spring' started in Tunisia.But this is not where the Arab Spring really began. In modern times, it all started in Iraq; however for some the real Arab Spring sprang into action when the last monarch of the House of Pahlavi was overthrown by the Iranian Revolution and when Khomeini returned to Iran in February, 1979.< Less
The Arab Agenda By Reem Zain
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The Arab Spring sprung years ago.It's not something that just occurred. Nothing just occurs. Everything is predetermined. Nobody wakes up one day and decides to protest. Everything happens for a... More > reason.For most people the current 'Arab Spring' started in Tunisia.But this is not where the Arab Spring really began. In modern times, it all started in Iraq; however for some the real Arab Spring sprang into action when the last monarch of the House of Pahlavi was overthrown by the Iranian Revolution and when Khomeini returned to Iran in February, 1979.< Less
The Saudi-Iranian Rivalry and the Future of Middle East Security (Enlarged Edition) By W. Andrew Terrill, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College
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The Middle East is undergoing an era of revolutionary change that is challenging the foreign policies of the United States and virtually all regional states. In this new environment, opportunities... More > and challenges exist for a number of regional and extra-regional states to advance their national interests, while attempting to marginalize those of their rivals. Despite these changes, the Arab Spring and revolutions in countries such as Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya have not altered some of the more fundamental aspects of the Middle East regional situation. One of the most important rivalries defining the strategic landscape of the Middle East is between Iran and Saudi Arabia. The competition between these two states is long-standing, but it is especially important now. Political relationships that have endured for decades, such as the one between Iran and Syria, now seem to be in some danger, depending upon how current struggles play out.< Less