Europe and NATO's response to the Arab Uprisings

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Western governments need to recognize that authoritarian regimes are often fierce but not strong; that privatisation is rarely the road to liberalisation, much less democratization; and that Islamism was as wrong-footed by the uprisings as they were.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationopenDemocracy
Publication statusPublished - 7 May 2012



  • NATO
  • EU
  • Arab revolutions
  • security
  • Policy

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