The Battle for the Arab Spring: Revolution, Counter-Revolution and the Making of a New Era
The story of the revolutionary zeal that swept the Arab nations in 2011 and an assessment of what the uprisings have achieved to date
Through research, interviews, and a wealth of firsthand experience, the authors explain the unique set of obstacles that endanger stability in each country. They analyze the challenges many Arab nations face in building democratic institutions, finding consensus on political Islam, overcoming tribal divides, and satisfying an insatiable demand for jobs. In an era of change and uncertainty, this insightful guide provides the first clear glimpse of the post-revolutionary future the Arab Spring set in motion.