TUNISIA: Revolution shows hollowness of Arab system in face of people power

By – Amr Hamzawy in Beirut

The citizens’ revolution in Tunisia that forced dictator Zine el Abidine ben Ali to flee the country provides many lessons for the Arab world. Regimes should keep the lessons in mind to avoid repeating Tunisia’s experience in their own countries, while citizens can draw inspiration in hopes of effecting democratic change. …

Read more : Los Angeles Times

2 thoughts on “TUNISIA: Revolution shows hollowness of Arab system in face of people power”

  1. Well done people of Tunisia , I got some reservations and fears about the sustainability of Tunisian public revolution . As their revolution lacks the proper leadership ( noticed through news reports) I fear the revolution is more vulnerable and more likely to get hijacked. It may not sustain to serve the main cause , I fear it may prove no more than ousting Zainulabidin , as we can see the same when Pervaiz Musharaf was forced to leave the presidency .
    Lets be optimistic and keep our hopes high.

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