Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Uprising in the Middle East: The "Jasmine" Revolution

Self-immolation of a fruit seller,Mohamed Bouazizi, in the bazaar of Tunisia sparked unprecedented pro-democratic revolution across the Middle East. But even experienced political observers were taken by surprise when Egypt, the largest and most stable Arab state in the region & key US ally, got engulfed with these protests and was thrown in a turmoil. Below are some of the articles discussing/analyzing this crisis as it happened:


China, Twitter and 20-Year-Olds vs. the Pyramids

How Democracy Can Work in the Middle East

B.E., Before Egypt. A.E., After Egypt.

Date With a Revolution

Speakers’ Corner on the Nile

Egypt's real parallel to Iran's revolution

Up With Egypt

Yes Egyptians can!!! They Did It.

If Not Now, When ?

This is Just The Start!

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