Arab spring News : June 10, 2012

 

Vale, godfather of the Arab Spring
The Australian
GHASSAN Tueni, the long-time editor of the Lebanese newspaper An-Nahar who died last Friday, was undoubtedly the greatest Arab journalist of his age. But he was also something more: he symbolised the liberal idea for his generation in the Middle East
What Israel could learn from the Arab Spring
Jerusalem Post
By ADAM HJ The Arab Spring—or Winter—is, as Winston Churchill might have put it, “one of those cases in which the imagination is baffled by the facts.” Its uncertain path is at the same time both comforting and worrying. But precisely because the
Despite Arab Spring, Saudi Arabia leads a counter-revolution
Alaska Dispatch
This push for integration was clearly linked to what happened during the Arab Spring.” At a May summit, Saudi’s King Abdullah proposed creating a closer political, economic and military union with the five other Arab monarchies that comprise the Gulf
Ghassan Tueni: The godfather of the Arab Spring
OregonLive.com
By Syndicated columns View full sizeHussein Malla/Associated PressIn this picture taken in April 2008, Ghassan Tueni, a veteran Lebanese journalist and politician who headed one of the Arab world’s leading newspapers An-Nahar for decades,

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Do You Still Believe It’s an Arab Spring?
The Atlantic
By Jeffrey Goldberg Last year, I interviewed women leaders of the anti-Mubarak uprising, who believed they could usher in a new era of women’s empowerment in Egypt. From the ferocity of the assault, some of the victims said it appeared to have been an
West must recognise peaceful Palestinian resistance movement
gulfnews.com
By Sarah Marusek, Christian Science Monitor Some ask why the Palestinians seem to have been left behind in the so-called Arab Spring. In fact, they have not. Palestinians in Lebanon, the Palestinian territories and throughout the Middle East have been

gulfnews.com
The summer’s books offer good reads for just about every taste
San Jose Mercury News
The most Harry Potter-ish action-adventure romance unfolds against the backdrop of the Arab Spring. And respected 20th-century newscaster Walter Cronkite shares space on the TV shelf with the guy behind Bravo’s “Real Housewives” shows.
LIMITS OF FACEBOOK REVOLUTION
Livemint
Ihad just finished a panel discussion on Turkey and the Arab Spring at a regional conference here (in Istanbul), and, as I was leaving, a young Egyptian woman approached me. “Mr Friedman, could I ask you a question? Who should I vote for?
Netanyahu – Settler Showdown
IsraCast
Meanwhile just over the borders in Egypt and Syria, Analyst David Essing is of the view that the term ‘Arab Spring‘ has obviously become a media oxymoron. Is Israel’s Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, the champion of West Bank settlement,
Hay Festival 2012: Wadah Khanfar: Egyptian state became a “tool for dictators”
Telegraph.co.uk
If they chose the former regime candidate, the country faces abandoning the revolution which was pivotal to the Arab Spring, according to Wadah Khanfar, the former director general of al-Jazeera television network. Mr Khanfar denied that al-Jazeera had

Telegraph.co.uk

 

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