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The New Arab World: Investing in Change « The New York Forum Blog   Leave a comment

 

 

“Moving to the implications of the Arab Spring, many panelists felt the old power system was still very much intact. “A lot of people think the end of the road is elections. That is wrong,” reminded Ayed, “it is the beginning of the road.” “

via The New Arab World: Investing in Change « The New York Forum Blog.

Posted June 23, 2011 by arnoneumann in Middle East

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Arab Spring has not run its course, expert says – The National   Leave a comment

 

 

“ABU DHABI // A leading expert on civil society has warned the Arab Spring has not finished, with elections in Oman in October a potential flashpoint that could trigger fresh protests.

At a conference in Abu Dhabi on the role of the media in Arab societies, Khalid al Safi al Haribi, the managing director of the Omani think tank Tawasul, predicted further demonstrations before the end of the year.”

via Arab Spring has not run its course, expert says – The National.

Do read the complete piece. Events elsewhere are so quick to fall off the mainstream media screen…we are all on ” One Blue Marble” and so this does affect us all.

Posted June 14, 2011 by arnoneumann in Middle East

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