Comments on: Getting away from the ‘Arab Street’ Wed, 13 Apr 2016 01:13:45 +0000 hourly 1 By: Samrch Wed, 21 Nov 2012 04:01:56 +0000 Arab spring is Islamism which will bring crusadism in the surrounding nations as a reaction unless they cannot see.

By: canadianeh65 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 18:45:13 +0000 Could it be that the next revolution in the middle east will be women’s lib? I think that would bring more change (and good) to the region than anything that has happened there since the fall of the Ottoman Empire. One can only hope.

By: reality-again Tue, 20 Nov 2012 02:38:13 +0000 Arab countries had their period of nationalism, followed by a era of socialism mixed with pan-Arabism. Now the buzz word is Spring, and the trend is Islamism.
All these decades have been marked by endless coups, assassinations, revolutions, revolts and civil wars, and even occasional wars between sovereign states.
And while labels and flavors change, the substance remains the same: Dysfunctional states, autocratic regimes, illiteracy, poverty, unemployment, disregard for human rights, corruption, sectarianism, bigotry, oppression of women, oppression of minorities, and blaming Israel.

Conclusion? –
While it is clear that much water has flown in the Arab river, it possible to tell neither in which direction it flowed, or where it is located now.