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The Fate of the Arab Spring: Ten Propositions

Author: Adam Roberts

In: Asian Journal of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Vol 12, No 3, 2018, pp. 273-289

Roberts discusses the 2011 uprisings in their broader historical context of the breakdown of empires and problems of creating order, and then summarizes the key events in the Arab Spring, with a particular emphasis on the role of civil resistance.