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Enlightened Arabs caught in democratic predicament – Mideast culture shuns change

The storming on Saturday of the Iraqi parliament by protestors, apparently mostly followers of the powerful cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, may indicate the beginning of a political meltdown in the Iraqi capital. Similar scenes of chaos, and frequently the sudden and dramatic escalation of the political environments in the post-Arab Spring …

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He is Abdullah bin Al-Hussein

WHEN the flames of the Arab Spring crematory lit the horizon, when the military alliances changed hands, we read in disbelief misleading news reports. The purpose was to negatively influence the relations between stable Arab nations, and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan was no exception. At stake was the image of …

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