Lessons from the Philippine revolt

People Power revolution of 1986 in East Asian nation is a cautionary tale for Arab states in the throes of revolution.


    The Philippines is marking 25 years since its own "people power" revolution forced Ferdinad Marcos from power. As Al Jazeera's Marga Ortigas reports from Manila, there is a lesson for what is happening right now in the Middle East and North Africa.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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