The Arab Uprisings: What You Need to Know

Posted on Friday, September 13, 2013 by WorldAffairs

The Arab Uprisings Ignited on December 17, 2010 by the self-immolation of Tunisian fruitseller Muhammad Al Bouazizi, the uprisings in the Arab World began with hope for a better future and have devolved into the current humanitarian and political crisis that is Syria. To understand what led to the rash of popular revolts and where events in the region may be headed, check out these books: The Arab . . . more »