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Arab Spring: Three years on

Did Arab leftists betray the revolution?
Lefists have learned a few hard lessons in the wake of the revolutions that swept across the region in 2011.
Jimmy Carter writes that the democratic process requires patience and the right forms of assistance.
The Arab revolutions have not changed foreign policy-making in Washington.
The idea of the Internet as an intrinsically democratic medium should be left behind.
Architectural follies revisit historic sites to test the potential of public squares in the global political arena.
Allies of ousted President Hosni Mubarak have benefited from divisions among backers of the 2011 revolution.
Many in Egypt reject military rule and continue to struggle for freedom and justice, three years after the revolution.
Hopes are high for a fresh wave of Arab awakening in the new year.
It is naive to assume that the Arab people in face of setbacks have retreated from their democratic aspirations.
Despite diverging views on the Arab revolutions, the GCC remained unified due to common security concerns.
Revolution, counter-revolution and counter counter-revolution.
Scepticism and disappointment have regained the upper hand after the popular uprising in 2011.
Islamists have proven to be quite resilient in the face of existential threats.
The hopeful wave of uprisings that started in Tunisia seems to have given way to despair and violence.
The framing of some Arab uprisings along sectarian lines is reductionist and entirely misleading
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